Sunday, 24 August 2014

Coldplay - Paradise

No obstacle is ever big enough to stop you from reaching your dreams, never ever give up....
............singing Para Para, Paradise.....

Saturday, 23 August 2014

Nakai - Sanctuary ( Native American Music )

Nakai- Sanctuary

To Dwell in the Here......

To dwell in the here and now does not mean you never think 
about the past, or responsibly plan for the future. The idea is 
simply not to allow yourself to get lost in regrets about the past or worries about the future. If you are firmly grounded in the present moment, the past can be an object of inquiry, the object of your mindfulness and concentration. You can attain many insights by looking into the past, but you are still grounded in the present moment.

~ Thich Nhat Hanh ~

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

The Perfect Day - Nora Skehan

The Perfect Day

Sitting on a cliff in Cornwall,
the suns searing heat
is tamed by the kiss
of a gentle breeze
and the sea’s hypnotic shushing,
“it’s okay, you’re okay,
everything is okay 
in the world, 

The grasshoppers are not busy,
they rattle an occasional ‘cha-cha’ 
just to let me know they are there.

Effervescent butterflies, 
white, pale blue, red admirals
alight gently on wild flowers
and dance and chase each other.

There are few seagulls here,
I miss their exuberant cry,
head back, gullet vibrating,
they release their Tarzan’s explosion,
joyously declaring their passion for life.
Nature’s town criers 
shattering the peace
‘All is quiet! All is quiet!”

A bird of prey hangs impossibly suspended,
in the blue sky.
She beats not a wing,
trusting the wind to hold her,
as she focuses all of her concentration,
on a potential meal.
Let me never come back as something small and furry
that I might have to fear her gaze.
She swoops and plummets to a sudden stop,
I quell the urge to cry out.
Again she hangs suspended,
in the air, 
the wind occasionally ruffling her feathers.
Closer to dinner now,
her attention is on one single spot, unwavering.
Then again she swoops and drops out of view,
to reemerge on the other side of the cliff,
claws empty.
Dinner escaped or was rejected as too scanty
and my falcon has flown away.
She leaves me, awaiting her return.

The white waves break and roll to shore.
50 surfers try to tame them,
the bravest swimming farther and farther out,
to catch the longest, sweetest ride.
But it’s not Australia.
Wetsuit clad and buoyant surf withstanding,
I still fret for their safety,
though there is a lifeguard.

A gay painter has swept his brush
artistically here and there
to give character 
to a clear sky.
And over there, three headlands away,
a cotton wool fluff.

A generous sprinkle of diamonds
adorn the waves
before they break to white foam.
The squeals of delight or shock
from the young surfers
are sufficiently far away from me
on this perfect day
on my bench 
erected here on this beautiful cliff
to the memory of Rita and George Wright.

Nora Skehan

Sunday, 17 August 2014

"Mindfulness ...

"Mindfulness ... it is the miracle which can, in a flash, call

 back our dispersed mind and restore it to wholeness so 


we can truly live each minute of life."

Thich Nhat Hanh

Price Tag - Jesse J

Big Smile and Dance like No-One is Watching...Gonna Make the World Dance Forget about the Price Tag

Thursday, 14 August 2014

Dr Edward Bach

"We are set free if we set others free, for it is only by example we can teach"

- Dr Edward Bach, 1932

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Refreshed Flesh

Refreshed Flesh,
Cold flowing rainbow`s waters,
Bare among wise rocks,
Pulling moon`s patient thought,
Fears absolute dilution.

Mark Osmer 2014

Sunday, 10 August 2014

Super Moon - 10th August 2014

Butterfly - Crazy Town

A hurricane begins with the single flutter of a butterfly's wings

Soul Spirit Clan

Springtime morning misty shroud,

Woodland giants spoke aloud,

Connected creatures, awakening song,

Still reverberation, transcendent gong,

Totem gathering, golden wings span,

Joy in adversity, soul spirits clan.

Mark Osmer 2014

Saturday, 9 August 2014

Pinks- Glitter in the Air

Pinks Glitter in the Air Have you ever wished for an endless night........

T.E. Lawrence Quote - All Men Dream......

“All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake up in the day to find it was vanity, but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes, to make it possible.” 
Lawrence of Arabia

Friday, 8 August 2014

Tuesday, 5 August 2014

Wellbeing Meditation

an amazing absorbing wellbeing meditation

Red Road- Native American Wisdom

If you walk the Red Road,
you know that every sorrow
leads to a better understanding,
every horror cannot be explained,
but can offer growth.

To Walk the Red Road
is to look for beauty in all things.

Friday, 1 August 2014