I acknowledge the long unexplained silence As I sit upon my patio Gazing at my foresty-garden: Autumn rains it's leaves in gusts of winds Pitter-patter to the ground In the lull, like the in-breath, a leaf drifts Down to touch the ground Like a little foraging bird. Leaves leaving the branch akin to letting go. … Continue reading Sitting quietly is a gift.
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.
btfHome fire burning, By Morag Noffke.Photo by Ivan Bertolazzi on Pexels.com Some of you may have noticed that I haven’t posted anything in a couple of weeks. It seems like the usual thing is to apologize about but I don’t see anything wrong with taking a break if you need one. I guess if I … Continue reading Taking time for yourself.
A section of a forest a painting, in oxides by Morag Noffke What do you long for? When we have everything we need and everything is at our finger tips we might take things for granted. Now in this time of Lock-down where I live we aren’t allowed to go for walks. I miss the … Continue reading Lock-down Longing
Baking is like a meditation for me: hand mixing is repetitive and it is a time and space for me to think.
Life is hard
Please take a break
There is so much information out there
you don’t need more
First tell both your ‘inner critic’ and ‘inner logic-planner’, ‘thank you for your input but I don’t need you right now’, and turn the volume button right down. Then invite your inner observer into your forest bathing experience.
When I dream
Or meditate a while
I am restored to wholeness
Ready for action.