Winter Reflections

Remembering to honor the season, even though I’m wanting warmer weather and new vistas. Like nature, everything has a season. Mine is the time for reflection while I incubate the next steps in my life.Ā poetry, winter, reflections

Winter Reflections, poetry

Winter Reflections

reflecting on my wintery space

the muse asks if I’m flourishing

I find neither pain, nor joy

not stagnant, but no visible growth

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maybe hibernation is the word

focused within while I nurture my dreams

sheltering and growing these tender seeds

allowing them space to be idle

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time to ponder and pray

what’s next for this soul

growth, but how shall we ride

resistant, relaxed or wild heart dancing

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Maybe spring will reveal her secrets. šŸ™‚ muse brad

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26 thoughts on “Winter Reflections

  1. Hi Bard, I love this perspective. For me, Spring is the real beginning – not frigid Jan 1st each year! Trust that new energy and inspiration awaits and be content with this quieter time of reflection and integration.

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  2. Hi Brad…Lovely thoughts, beautiful pictures, spring is just round the corner, I can almost hear its footsteps…the trees in my backyard are already full of blossoms,though. Glad to hear that you are relaxed!

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  3. Wow, your words really spoke to me. I’m going through a time of reflection myself at the moment and it’s not been easy. Trying to relax and show myself some compassion and see this time as a gift – trusting that when the time is right spring will reveal her secrets. Lisa šŸ™‚

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    • I’m delighted that they spoke to you Lisa. The trick for me is reflection without getting into judgment. I’ve had lots of opportunity to practice self compassion this year as I struggle with no job or direction. Doing the best I can to relax into what is and trust. We all do the best we can, with hopefully a little help from friends, family and universe. Let your inner Buddha shine! šŸ™‚

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      • Thanks! I can really relate to what you’re saying as I find myself looking for work too at the moment. I used to be a pharmacist before I became unwell and started my spiritual journey. It’s a well-paid profession but it didn’t make me happy. I’m in a place now where I’m starting my life all over again. I’m doing my best to trust too and do what feeds my soul šŸ™‚

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      • Thanks Lisa. I can relate too. I was previously in sales which also paid well but didn’t feed my soul. Though I hope you find a new direction easier than I did. Keep doing what nurtures your soul and body. I’m working on clarifying what I really want from work, both inner and outer. Prayers for a job that fits and nurtures you.

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    • Thanks Ihsan, I’m surprised at the response from this post. I didn’t try to rhyme or put much effort into it. I’m enjoy poetry and will be creating/ allowing more. I’d love to create ones as beautiful as yours and Himani’s. blessings,

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      • I feel like when I put too much effort my writing gets worse! But I am very much looking forward to reading some of your poetry. Please do let me know whenever post some šŸ™‚ I have a feeling it will be great!

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