The beauty in the little things

Last week I was standing once more in front of the Mycenaean wall of my beloved ancient city of Same in Greece. This place is magical to me: the first time I arrived at his wall, of which only a few blocks are still standing, I felt suddenly surrounded by the spirits of my loved ones from ages past. Their energy swirled around me like … Continue reading The beauty in the little things

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Dancing in exile

Last week, I had the opportunity to clear some more personal ‘past’ life history when I chose from fear instead of trust. Every year, my heart takes me to the Greek island of my dreams, where I find inspiration for my books, where the ancient earth sings to me, the spirits of my beloveds greet me and the olive trees whisper ‘I love you’. This … Continue reading Dancing in exile

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”Look past your thoughts, so you may drink the pure nectar of this moment” ~ Rumi

Today I found a sea of pink poppies just growing wild outside my door. It was like finding treasure where I had not expected it. Pink poppies! One of my favourite kinds of flowers, in one of my most beloved colours. A colour I had never seen them in before. They set me thinking. What is it that fascinates me about poppies? What makes them … Continue reading ”Look past your thoughts, so you may drink the pure nectar of this moment” ~ Rumi

”If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.” Buddha

I found this quote on the internet and thought to myself: ”Yes! Yes, that’s it exactly.” It made me think back to the first time, in this life that is, that I first truly realized the miracle of existence. It was when I was about fourteen of fifteen years old. I had been reading, pondering, and suddenly the sound of a bird singing filled the … Continue reading ”If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.” Buddha