Let your joy be in your journey - not in some distant goal. Tim Cook In your journey: May you be blessed with joy May your heart be filled with gratitude May Joy sustain your journey as you head for your goal and the product of your goal be your final reward.
There is a powerful connection between our emptiness and our ability to welcome it. Henri Nouwen. Friday used to be family day in our home but now it is our friendship day. Whatever brings you joy I hope that you will experience those comforts; be it family, friends, or some special ritual that uplifts and … Continue reading Friday Comfort:
Reflection: Observations about growing older: ears and eyes.
Jasper, Canada, photo by Derek Noffke, 2014 Athabasca Falls, M Noffke, 2014 Being able to see and hear the sights and sounds in my life bring me joy. I am grateful for sight and hearing and don’t ever want to take it for granted. These are senses that most of us are given from birth; … Continue reading Reflection: Observations about growing older: ears and eyes.
A section of taste/tastes collage by MFNoffke. Collage The origin of the word “Collage” is French and means to glue or paste; making up a two dimensional image usually on paper or material. When constructing a collage you could either spend a lot of time on an image or you could set yourself a quick … Continue reading Collage: Taste/Tastes
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
Feeding your soul.
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.
Mindfulness in cooking and eating.
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.
Eating and self-reflection.
…little servings of thoughts coming to you… Dear friend Weight matters when it affects our health and well-being. As I share my thoughts I aim to keep it personal, an account relating to my experiences. My health issues associated with my weight were the catalyst for me to find my way back to health and … Continue reading Eating and self-reflection.
Shshsh…. Walking with my senses.
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.