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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

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.”

Since about a decade or so, I wake up almost every morning with the sense of being held by invisible, loving arms. It is a strange, but lovely sensation: the literal feeling of warm, infinitely loving arms around my back and shoulders, like a pair of wings supporting me. I have often wondered about who these arms belong to. Is it a guardian angel, a … Continue reading “Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.”