The Butterfly Whisperer

With a soothing voice and gentle touch She extends her finger to use as a crutch – Her little friend feels her affection For the little girl has a magical connection – She is one with nature nature is one with her This is the way of the butterfly whisperer

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A Nice Cup of Char

Poor impertinent Nutkin lost the end of his tail  For he kept singing  riddles without fail  – In the end little Nutkin  pushed Old Brown too far  He nearly ended up as dinner  with a nice cup of char  – From Old Brown  Nutkin managed to escape  to avoid a rather nasty  and sticky fate …

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Meander of Magic

The Coast Path a journey of joy a wander of wonder a meander of magic Not another soul can be heard The sublime bliss of ballads of birdsong the nattering of nature touch the soul Each crunching footstep a step closer to peace a step further away from harm As if the path of Nirvana…

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Shining In The Darkness

Mighty God, your word is living and active. Help us to listen carefully to your voice as you give us wisdom and guide us through life. Your word is a lamp for our feet. When we don’t know where we are going, help us to look to you for understanding and follow the path that…

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Poop Poop!

Poop poop! Mr Toad dashes like a hare Across rivers, over hills on his way to the country fair – Poop poop! Weasels flying this way and that as Mr Toad’s automobile hits for six like a willow cricket bat – Poop poop! Oh dear the mess left behind unnoticed by the excited Mr Toad…

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The Fairy

With a skip the fairy leaps with beaming glee over hedge and bush invisible to you and me – A gentle flutter she makes zipping to and fro playing and dancing whilst her radiant wings glow – If we listen hard enough a giggle may be heard If lucky we may see movement indistinct and…

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Down The River

Ratty and Mole were rowing down the river  As the sun went down  they started to shiver  – The glorious day had  taken a turn for the worse  Ratty was getting grumpy  his voice was getting terse  – Mole was worried  he would miss his dinner that without his sumptuous food he would get awfully…

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A Little Slack

I currently have some personal challenges and work related ones going on at the same time. The specifics are not important but it has got me thinking about the past. Twice when I’ve had significant mental health troubles it was a time when personal and work issues were occurring at the same time. I found…

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Stillness

Still drops of water on the window Motionless cat staring something taken her fancy – Stillness in the air For nothing is moving except the slow beat of my heart – A time for quiet contemplation collect one’s thoughts For calm and peace is found

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Peace On Earth

Lord Jesus Christ, angels proclaimed that your birth was good news of great joy that would bring peace to the earth. You are the only true and lasting source of peace. Our circumstances can change unexpectedly. Our life can twist and turn in ways that we don’t understand. Any peace based on the world around…

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Calming The Storm

I think like many there are times when I need to find ways to calm the mind when a frantic unremitting storm is raging. I have utilised all manner of distractions to ease the mind as can be evidenced by the random nature of my posts! In the past I have dabbled at cross stitching…

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The Burning Rose

Beauty is being destroyed for the rose is on fire Mankind has created a situation so so dire – We can only pray that a seed has flown That the rose will rise once it has been sown

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The Grassy Field

The grassy field with eyes sealed is where I sat Wishing to be healed – With no vision the world I clearly heard the bees buzzing The song of a nearby bird – For that moment with just my ears my thoughts I wiped away life’s tears

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Solitude

In silence  solitude is found  lost in thoughts in memories  we are drowned  A time to reflect  sombrely think musing magic  watching it sink

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Calmness

Faithful God, you made us and you love us. You know everything about us. Replace our confusion with a calm mind. Remove our fear and fill us with faith in you. Whatever we do today, your loving eye is on us. Help us to bring everything in our life before you. When we are uncertain,…

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A Pilgrimage

Striding across field and lake he has left his past long ago in his wake – His is a pilgrimage of the soul to find that place where he is whole – He believes such a place must exist where peace and harmony give a loving kiss

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