Tag Archives: Joy

Trees and time

It seems like only yesterday I wandered the neighbourhood Snapping the trees I can see what they’ve done They’ve turned themselves green What have I done, though? I haven’t turned green I’ve not changed the skyline But have I been … Continue reading

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Standing proud

There is something about the way the supporting cast allows this tulip to stand proud. It makes me wonder, are we duly appreciative of the people who allow us that privilege?

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Tulip – beauty of creation

The joy, the wonder, the beauty of creation Taking time To gaze into the heart of a flower Is a prayer in itself.

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Joy of freesias

Scent hit me before I saw them The sight a joy to behold Resurrection, restoration Lost treasure New pleasure Life from shrivelled corms Old friends renewed. I grew the first from seed Many years ago Season followed season Of tantalising … Continue reading

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Hospitality

Secluded garden A suntrap bathed in warmth And a wonderful sea of cowslips In the lawn. Shared with friends With soup for lunch A picnic in the sun. This was such a wonderful interlude and I’m so grateful to those … Continue reading

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A precious moment

I wandered into a room By chance Mug of tea in my hand The sun steamed in through The window I stopped, I stood, and I basked. A moment out of a schedule A moment that makes Today A moment … Continue reading

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A joy forever

So such sickness amongst those I know So many tales of death Last night I heard that a friend had a stroke This morning I visit Not knowing what to expect. Imagine my joy As she opens the door herself … Continue reading

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Turn and tune

I thought of a sat dish Direction Reception Of tuning in To what we want to hear To see Experience. Turn our antennae to love To joy And peace Natural rhythms Of a healthy world Tune in Experience. The good … Continue reading

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Crazy cacti

A thing of beauty is a joy forever A strange kind of beauty these plants have Yet living And growing They still express joy.

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What is success?

What do we mean by success? What did we hope to acheive? Is it done? Is my heart gladdened? Do I feel like I’m flying? Am I full of joy? Well, how do we measure success? Is it objective or … Continue reading

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