In my studio with my two Mewses. My happy place, playing with colour and line. Nasturtiums, water colour sketch of the day, M Noffke. Journal entry:Life is like a plant with a tangle of stems, all good, even although they are going all over the show - because life is messy like that; but it … Continue reading Art Studio
I feel out of sorts today. Not with my life or my creativity but with blogging. I think I am having a moment of questioning “what is blogging all about”? you have this too? don't you? One of my aims is to practice my craft of writing; to be a better word smith, so to … Continue reading Honestly Grumpy
by M Noffkeby M Noffkeby M NoffkeSubject: Your Inner Eden, oxide and egg tempera, by Morag Noffke What feeds your soul? There are many things that feed our souls and in my case I am specifically thinking of creativity. I hunger after creative processes. My innermost part yearns to create and find new forms of … Continue reading Feeding your soul.
You are in charge of what you eat, every morsel you buy and put in your mouth are because you are in control. You are the key to your health. You get to decide or choose. You can choose to do this. It’s a great feeling when you get to realize this. Breathe you can … Continue reading Mindfulness in cooking and eating.
Zambezi Banks, M NoffkeZambezi Banks, M NoffkeCape Sparrows, D NoffkeWalks in Scotland by M NoffkeScotland by M Noffkeby M NoffkeBridge in Constantia Greenbelt by M Noffke.Photo by Francesco Ungaro on Pexels.com Shshsh... I walk, I breathe I smell the sweet scent of jasmine and nasturtium filling the air over the breeze on a warm spring … Continue reading Shshsh…. Walking with my senses.
Let go of failure and breathing out perfection Breathe in Love and Grace. "The spiritual life does not remove us from the world but leads us deeper into it"Henri Nouwen. In our humanness let us aim for living an authentic and unpretentious life; loving those around us, not aiming for perfection and not judging the … Continue reading Breathe in Love and Grace
It's OK to feel that you have failed, it's OK to know that you have failed according to your own rules or goals, but you can take a deep breath and try again. Breathe and hold your Self until the wave subsides. Sometimes the going is tough, tough trials come our way and the burden … Continue reading Self-respect
May we be bold and courageous in the face of change; Taking discerning, determined steps Even when malaise would rather take over. When we were little children growing up we faced changed all the time; that is the way of growing towards maturity. We took on the challenge of new everyday actions, like sitting or … Continue reading Be bold and courageous.
Photo by Cindy Gustafson on Pexels.comPhoto by Luke Morgan on Pexels.comPhoto by Brad Wilkins on Pexels.com Enough! I’m free Of all this worldly clutter Clinging and dragging and frowning, Of social messages making requirements To be the same or different To be better, to improve All the clanging and banging and drowning My voice out; … Continue reading Enough freedom
In response to a writing prompt: A personal mandala is about to unfold... Transforming mandala. As my life circles out, like centrifugal force in slow motion, from the center, where I originate from to where my life will end I see how my life becomes more abundant, with whatever I fill it with. The space … Continue reading Transforming mandala.