Echo of your Voice



mountain keeps an echo deep inside.  That’s how I hold your voice.


Your far away now, further than I can follow, but I still hear your voice.  I hear your voice deep inside where there is stillness and peace.  And when I am there I can hear you as if you are next to me.  Your voice will never fade for me, never dim and never not mean the world to me.

In response to today’s Daily Prompt – Mountain

Ravaged by Storms


 Sorrow prepares you for joy.  It violently sweeps everything out of your house, so that new joy can find space to enter.  It shakes the yellow leaves from the bough of your heart, so that fresh, green leaves can grow in their place.  It pulls up rotten roots, so that new roots hidden beneath have room to grow.  Whatever sorrow shakes from your heart, far better things will take their place –    Rumi

I believe in this quote from Rumi the 13th-century Persian poet and Sufi mystic.  I believe as it helps me face my challenges head on, it helps me survive obstacles that can sometimes feel insurmountable.  I don’t welcome challenges but I accept them, I acknowledge them and let them sit with me until they pass through.  Only then can I see and feel what they have left in their wake, only then can I begin to understand them and build from them.   I think of myself as a tree ravaged by the winter storms, uncovered and naked only to be clothed again in spring as I begin again with the warmth of a new day.

Three Day Quote Challenge – Day Three


~ The wound is the place where the light enters you ~ Rumi

This quote reminds me that the challenges in life are steps along the way, they teach us and propel us forward.

Actually it’s day four of the three day quote challenge as I missed yesterday!  Sorry to who kindly nominated me 🙂

Rules of this challenge are as follows:

Thank the person who nominated you.
Post a quote for three consecutive days.
Nominate three new bloggers each day.

Today I nominate ( and hope they take part)

  3. Anyone else who thinks it might be fun as rules are made to be broken!

Three Day Quote Challenge – Day 1


Day 1

I have been nominated by  I SING THE BODY ELECTRIC for the three day word challenge.  Thank you, I love quotes!

My first quote is by Rumi

~ Beyond our ideas of right-doing and wrong-doing,
there is a field. I’ll meet you there.
When the soul lies down in that grass,
the world is too full to talk about.
Ideas, language, even the phrase ‘each other’
doesn’t make sense any more ~

To me this means there is so much more to life than who or what is right or wrong.  The universe is magnificent and too full to worry or fret about the small things that are of no consequence in the bigger picture.

Rules of this challenge are as follows:

  1. Thank the person who nominated you.
  2. Post a quote for three consecutive days.
  3. Nominate three new bloggers each day.

Today I nominate