some choose a word for the year.. I tend to choose sentences.. journalling the past few days, words have come to my thoughts and out onto the page..pondering, praying, nurturing the dark nights of my soul, a year of acceptance, embracing the Hecate part of me. being present in the actual moment. living an un-hurried life.. these and more are what I aspire to for 2011..
what are you aspirations?
yes. my birthday. a lovely morning at Sassafras Creek Cafe. for breakfast with my mum, my love & my eldest daughter and her family. very civilized. enjoyment. love. contentment.
tonight - dinner at the BonTon Cafe - a yearly tradition for my birthday, just the two of us..
what is it about New Year - capturing the feeling of the day in words is beyond me.. but there is always a certain stillness.. as if all has stopped and is ready to blossom. like a kind of incubation. new journals, diaries, hopes, dreams and wishes.. today, here at Villa Maria is hot. the plants wilt in the still, hot day. bees buzz frantically in the Swamp gum. caterpillars chomp ferociously at my gardenias. Hydrangeas dry out... summer time.
what can I wish for you? for your 2011? ~ a year full of peace. full of whimsy & delight. of discovery. a year of finding joy in each moment. a year of all your wishes and dreams going to the Moon and back to you again.. a year full of LoVe