Meditation Moments

Meditation Moments

April 2, 2020

Here are a few moments of meditation from our neighborhood.

One of two Mallard pairs in the ponds next to Colonial Drive. Doing their Spring thing.

Turn your sound up to hear a few pond moments with the birds

I know this is repeating what I have told you before but this is always a good one. This is one of my favorite poems for times like these:

The Peace of Wild Things by Poet Wendell Berry

When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the slightest sound, in fear of what my life and my children’s life may be.

I go and lie down where the wood drake rests in his beauty on the water, and the great heron feeds.

I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief.

I come into the presence of still water. And I feel above me the day-blind stars waiting with their light.

For a time I rest in the grace of the world. And am free.

I have named this photo “Going with the Flow”. I hope you too can get out in our neighborhood and enjoy your “moments of meditation” through the beauty of nature this week.


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7 COMMENTS
  • Dan Duffy
    Reply

    Beautiful, Cindy. Thank you

  • Starrla Rivera
    Reply

    Thank you Cindy for an upbeat, positive outlook on life. It certainly radiates from you my friend. It’s much better reading, and/or hearing something that has a sense of peace. It does help relieve some of the anxiety.

    Blessings my friend and to Mr. Blogger as well.

  • Sally Thummel
    Reply

    Cindy,

    Thanks for the great nature photos!

  • Kathleen Mills
    Reply

    I agree about the calm of the ponds.

  • Mark and Nancy Carlson
    Reply

    Thank you Cindy for sharing

  • Joyce M Butkus
    Reply

    Lovely, serene pictures.

    The Wellons on Faulkner have decorated their Grey Heron and worth a picture!

  • Dee Birchard
    Reply

    God’s creation never fails to feed my soul. Thank you for capturing it for us.

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