Happy Mother’s Day! We all know that mothers are special. They have a kind of love that cannot be matched by anything else in this world. Your mother is someone who will always be there for you no matter what happens. Here are four great poems that celebrate Moms. Enjoy! Continue reading “Mother’s Day Poems”
Mindfulness is living in the now. It is about being fully engaged in whatever is happening around you and within you. Have you ever eaten a bar of chocolate and then suddenly noticed that it’s all gone and you hardly remember eating it? Or have you been on a car journey and realized when you reached your destination that you have no awareness of large parts of the drive. I have! Continue reading “What is Mindfulness?”
Emily Dickinson (1830 – 1886) was an American poet. She was born in Amherst, Massachusetts. She seldom left home, but loved writing letters to her friends. She often included poems in these letters. Only ten or so of her poems were published in her lifetime. After her death her sister Lavinia discovered almost eighteen hundred individual poems in Dickinson’s bedroom, some of them bound into booklets by the poet.
These quotes are taken from her poems – may they inspire you with their beauty and insight!
I discovered this poem lately and fell in love with it. It is about being at home in yourself, and loving who you are. It is also about owning all of your stories, experiences, strengths, and weaknesses—and treating them with respect, compassion and love. Continue reading “Love After Love by Derek Walcott”