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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 … 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 garden behind the house. It struck me like a thunderbolt and pierced my heart with its beauty. It was as if I had never truly heard a bird sing before. I remember wondering: ”What on earth is this unworldly, miraculously beautiful … Continue reading ”If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.” Buddha