Mindful Poetry by Mary Oliver

During my time in silence, moment by moment, I was nursed back to the comfort and simplicity of nature
Sitting silently watching a hummingbird
Noticing all that it has to teach
Waking up again to the fact nature can offer us all something so sweet.
Below is a poem by Mary Oliver that reflects this beautifully
Hoping you make space to “just be” in nature
Tension, burn out, feeling a little lost or any form of dis-ease can be just a little “messenger”
To give yourself some ‘space’ to feel your own lightness again.
To come back to that place inside that feels like ‘home’
Just this and being with nature is part of the inspiration for this years




My work is loving the world.
Here the sunflowers, there the hummingbird –
equal seekers of sweetness.
Here the quickening yeast; there the blue plums.
Here the clam deep in the speckled sand.

Are my boots old? Is my coat torn?
Am I no longer young and still not half-perfect? Let me
keep my mind on what matters,
which is my work,

which is mostly standing still and learning to be astonished.
The phoebe, the delphinium.
The sheep in the pasture, and the pasture.
Which is mostly rejoicing, since all ingredients are here,

Which is gratitude, to be given a mind and a heart
and these body-clothes,
a mouth with which to give shouts of joy
to the moth and the wren, to the sleepy dug-up clam,
telling them all, over and over, how it is
that we live forever.

Spending time in nature is one of the best ways to explore the deeper teachings of Yoga and Mindfulness.

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