Summer’s Embrace
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Time stops.
Speed blurs the intricately gorgeous wings of the bee.
It drinks from the small blue flower of the fragrant rosemary.
The moment passes.

Harvesting the deep red juicy plums.
Resting in the grace of such abundance.
I’m smiling, relaxed; recently returned from a swim.
The clear sparkling waters invigorate and refresh;
the sun-kissed, smooth tiny pebbles warm the stretched out length of my sea-cooled body.
Breathing in, I know I’m breathing in.
Breathing out, I know I’m breathing out.
Held by the moment of bliss.

Sitting on the familiar comfort of the ancient family wool tartan picnic blanket.
A bowl of nourishment, three spoons, two friends.
Gentle sharing heart to heart.
We treat our beings to an energy boost:
Chia seeds, almonds and cashews (soaked a few hours in rice milk).
Delicious.
Simple.

A heart-shaped pebble sculpted by the ocean.
An hour of bliss.
So many gifts to savour and cherish.
Grateful to receive the caresses of seasonal beauty.
Self restored to Self.

With Love & Gratitude,

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