There is a luminous space between hopeful and hopeless, where hope still resides. The place of stillness, neither active or passive. A place where we observe beyond, gather and consolidate. Where we let things come...and go without expectations or anticipation. A place where light and darkness do not matter; their presence merely a balancing phenomenon.… Continue reading Luminous space
I am not a physically active person, preferring the comforts of a cozy armchair and a good book. Yet there are still a lot of movements and actions in my life, as a friend reminded me. I was conditioned to strive, to be effortful. A moment of rest deemed wasteful. The do-er in me conditioned… Continue reading Movements and stillness
It's been a while, and compelled to write a poem today. 🙂 Prompt word 'wind' for the 'b' line, as supplied by Ronovan Write's weekly prompt. What 'b' line? Check this out here. Time runs away, or so they say, run child, you must run like the wind; chase your dreams, don’t stop till… Continue reading Breathe in deep
Time flew, and I am aware of a habit of mine – that I don’t do things by half. Either I’m in or I’m out. When the choice is made and I’m in, I give it my best. This is a “work ethic” which I have operated on these decades of my life. To compound… Continue reading a complete experience
Silence, my soul’s balm Frantic lives spin, intruding Be still, be present. ~ FlorenceT When storms come, stay still. Hush! Listen. A symphony. Glorious beauty. ~ FlorenceT The haiku is a contribution to Ronovan's Haiku Challenge #244. This week's prompt words are sound and motion. If you are interested in participating, go to RonovanWrites and check… Continue reading Stillness #Haiku 244
In a world filled with too much noise and stimulation, distracting and seeking our attention... I share this poem with you as we enter the weekend. May you find stillness and the will to silence to contemplate ... In Silence Be still Listen to the stones of the wall. Be silent, they try To speak… Continue reading In silence
RonovanWrites Haiku Challenge 60 with prompt word - bridge, move I am its stillness Its ripples, the river flows Seasons transitions. - FlorenceT © 2015 Copyright reserved. The author asserts her moral and legal rights over this work.
‘Come away from the din. Come away to the quiet fields, over which the great sky stretches, and where, between us, and the stars, there lies but silence; and there, in the stillness let us listen to the voice that is speaking within us.’ Jerome K Jerome Today, I choose to leave... to… Continue reading Come away from the din