Mindful crafters of worlds

06 Mar 2021

Words form worlds,Have powerTo shape the contours Of a hidden landscape,Our deepest selves,Moulding the malleable clayOf young hearts. Cruel tongues poisonTo savage effect, Crush and contort Rightful flourishing,Wound, warp and limit imagination.Diminish. Generous voices nourishEmbolden, humanise,Liberate, pause to listen,Lift head and heart,Encourage seeing,  Being.Expand. May we be mindful crafters of words,Judicious creators,Joyful truth tellers, Delighted by love,The ground of being.Let […]

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How is your span of attention?

05 Mar 2021

I don’t mean how long can you hold a thought or how many minutes until you get distracted. What about how widely you give attention? What do you notice, see and hear on the periphery of your vision? Because I wonder if our experience of the last year has narrowed our attention span and shortened […]

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In the present moment

04 Mar 2021

“You do not need to know precisely what is happening, or exactly where it is all going. What you need is to recognize the possibilities and challenges offered by the present moment, and to embrace them with courage, faith and hope.” — Thomas Merton ~ Thanks to Julian Summerhayes for posting this gem ­– exactly […]

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On entering the flow

03 Mar 2021

At times, flow seems unattainable. We live in the jerkiness of intention, crossed by the vagaries of distraction. Or is it just me? Yet there is an irresistible invitation to join in the rhythm of creation, echoed in our lifeblood. It is there, we are here, and the threshold beckons. Let’s step together.

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Watching water

02 Mar 2021

Molten waterformingand re-formingaround the stones. No beginning,or endings –a continuous flowof life. Movementinviting stillness,a pause forrenewal. I love watching water. Standing in the brook, observing from the little wooden bridge over the ford, or looking across the lake. As a child, my best time was either in or beside water. Being held and carried along […]

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Do the little things in life

01 Mar 2021

This was the phrase that echoed through David’s life and were his last words to his brothers. ‘Be joyful, keep the faith, and do the little things that you have heard and seen me do.’ Gwnewch y pethau bychain mewn bywyd – do the little things in life. Today is our national day in Wales: […]

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