Hi everyone, first of all, thanks to all who wrote to me lately! There were so many! I am grateful for all your posts, but was too tired to be able to answer to each of those entries. Sorry for that! I also want to let you know that I am thinking of all who have posted some difficulty lately, and I hope my thoughts and energy were ‘palpable’ for you.
I had a few depressed and very tired days, but tonight I just have been to a wonderful concert which I enjoyed so much! One man played the viol (viola da gamba) and sang misic mostly from the 16th & 17th century, such as John Dowland, Tobias Hume, Wiiliam Corkine, as well as some of his own compositions. And all that nearby in a small village with a café where we could enjoy that in a ‘living room’ atmosphere! Wonderful! I am very thankful for this opportunity and the beautiful music! I hope it will contribute to invigorate and vitalize me! It is much needed! – Love to all, 💓 Ursula
Thank you so much for the poem, Debbie! As you are a Poet, I definitely say the first line is “yours” and touches your heart! “Love has taken away all my practices and filled me with … poetry”! Oh Debbie, you are a true poet and sister in Spirit of Rumi and Hafez! By the way, I adore these oriental poets and their language so full of wonderful metaphors!
By the way, I also loved the next Poem “With That Moon Language” by Hafiz read by Roger Housden! – With love, Ursula
Thank you, Debbie! I wish you the best as you leave the Gratefulness Site and am looking forward to reading from you when you will be back!!Blessings and healing on your path – I will miss you! <3 <3 <3 Ursula
Oh Mary, you expressed it so wonderfully! I am almost having tears in my eyes. Thank you for your words to Debbie, which I share and which are true for yourself, too, Mary! – Blessings to you, Ursula <3 <3 <3
Thank you for the wonderful and handsome woman, Anna! You’re not completely wrong 😉 But it has that meaning. Recently, another Ursula here on this Forum with the same name translated it by “bear woman”! I love that, it sounds shamanic for me and implicates a strength which I think I have internally in hard times (but I do not look like a bear 🙂 But have two “bears” in my Family :-))! Ti auguro una bella giornata di Venere (vernerdí) – day of the female energy! Ursula <3
Hope you are feeling better, Deborah! Many blessings 🙏, Ursula
Hi Charla, thank you for your many posts fullof love and hope, you are a blessing for me and many of us! Love, Ursula ☀
Hi Manda, thank you for one more beautiful entry telling us your wonderful experiences. You are really blessed to live in that wonderful place! Love to you, Ursula 🐾
Thinking of you, Diane, and many blessings! Happy to hear from your ‘gift’ 🍀🌄🌅! – Ursula
Thinking of you, Anna! Tante belle cose 💗! Ursula (orsetto) 😊
Hi Debbie, maybe you were talking about Francine Marie Tolf (as Manda already said) and you can google her homepage. Kevin’s is risethisday.com
By the way, thank you for the beautiful poem about the crow! I was absent for two days and read it in the morning as I looked at the beautiful mountains-covered-with-snow- panorama on a day full of marvellous sunshine! All together made my day! Thank you Debbie! – Love Ursula
Will miss you too 😍
Trevor, I suppose you know that cacao is a medicinal plant? I read that in the Olmec culture there were cacao rituals (pure cacao, without sugar! raw as you use it). It seems that this plant can help to heal emotional trauma and open our hearts. Some Western shamans do cacao ceremonies even today, as I found out. Blessings and healing! – Ursula
Welcome back, good to read from you again, dear SYBW! Glad for your good news also! – Blessings Ursula
PS I love your icon! Reminds me of Chartres …
Wonderful, Kevin. Thank you! Sounds like I would love to be a part of your Meeting for Worship, although I’ m not a Quaker. But I estimate that in the silence we all can come to the essence of what is, and it is most probably the way to understand and feel that in the essence all is one and we all are one, no matter where we come from.
Have a beautiful worship and retreat, Kevin. Ursula
Wishing you and your family safety and protection and this young man and his family healing. My prayers are with you, Mary Anne! Ursula
Thank you so much, blue pottery!
Thank you Antoinette! Ursula
Thank you Francine! By the way, your name sounds french to me …
Congratulations and all the best to you! Auguri Anna!
Francine, I rerecognized myself when reading your post, and during the last days I often acted in an embarassing way because I was stressed. The people who saw me were my family, and I wouldn’t have liked someone else seeing me and hearing my words … I understand that there is yet a huge learning curve to do for me and much forgiveness to myself in order to be able to be more patient and loving and kind. Also to forgive those who are next to me. Maybe those who deserve my thanks most in this situation were my sons who were tender towards me and showed me how to open my heart when it’s hardest to do for me. Thank you for sharing and encouraging me! Ursula
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