In a quiet place:
The sun is shining through a thin layer of grey. Lightening up my mood. Gently caressing everything it touches. The flowers, the sea, my hair.
On the hillside, I´m moving with the wind. Feeling a sense of awe.
Out of my awareness, my thoughts are turning inward. My mind drifting fast through space to the future and the past. It doesn´t matter which way I turn, an inner voice is commenting, analyzing, planning.
Right below, something else is going on. The crisp air is rustling on the ground.
Sounds and smells of autumn are catching my attention, allowing my mind to refocus. To come to my senses, back to the present moment.
Here, in nature, I am.
Letting my thoughts drift by like the wind.
Hiking Mt Saksa/ Ørsta/ Norway, September 2015
A sky full of rich colors.
Rays of light, reflecting off every wave.
I´m sinking into silence, the sun dipping in the sea.
It´s just this present moment.
Nature is talking to me.
Solitude at sunset, Sykkylven/ Norway, September 2015.
The beauty of it:
Learning from nature.
Letting things unfold naturally, in their own way and time.
Simplicity, Sykkylven/ Norway, September 2015.
I´m drawn to the peacefulness up here. All summer these two horses have been walking around without any fences, making the landscape even more idyllic and peaceful.
Today, I sit down with them for a while. Touching in with nature.
Studying each bit.
Enable my mind to be clearer and calmer.
Then it comes to my mind:
What would have gone unnoticed, if I wasn´t being aware of this moment, being mindful?
Would I then recognize the calming, healing influence of nature?
In a place of rest, at Vassætra/ Sykkylven/ Norway.