The Frog Choir

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“Then the singing enveloped me. It was furry and resonant, coming from everyone’s very heart. There was no sense of performance or judgment, only that the music was breath and food.”
~ Anne Lamott, Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith

 

It’s been a magical few days here at our little farm.

We had a relaxing and love-filled Christmas; a sunny day with ocean swims, followed by swims in the pool and lots of delicious food.

The good weather lasted another day and then rain came. Rather a lot of rain. In fact, it flooded us in, and we lost power for an afternoon and evening.

No matter, we read books, lit candles and went to sleep really early. After which we slept in really late! Oh, it was heavenly.

It’s still overcast this morning, with little scudding showers, although the creek over the causeway is back down again. All of the frogs have gone totally crazy with this constant rain, and the sudden drop in temperature. We have more green tree frogs than I’ve ever seen. They sing constantly, and the air is alive with their croaking. What’s more, they’ve spawned in every bucket, water trough, flooded pot-plant and even the swimming pool.

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It’s been a wonderful break – I disconnected from the internet, my phone, blog and emails for four glorious days. All I’ve done is rest, nap and sleep. (Yes – they are different activities!)  Just what the doctor ordered!

Stay tuned – over the next few days I’ll have some planning exercises and meditations to get your ready for an awesome 2015.

Are you ready for your best year yet? I know I surely am!

Lots of love, Nicole xx

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8 thoughts on “The Frog Choir

  1. Ohh envious of all your beautiful tree frogs. We used to see them around our previous house as it was in a semi rural location. I love the smiley faces. It’s been perfect weather for napping and resting. Lovely to hear you have had a good break xxx

  2. I believe your “little friends” are trying to tell you something! Their timing is perfect! A validation of sorts, that “YES” ! indeed this is going to be our best year yet! Nicole! Hooray! Much love to you & yours! Glad you had a wonderful, relaxing holiday season! & looking forward to the coming exercises and meditations!

  3. What a fabulous break for you all. Bliss. The frogs are just gorgeous and look so very healthy. All sounds fantastic for the end of another calander year. Enjoy your bubble of light and look forward to your inspirations for setting up 2015. Love and light to you and your family. xo

  4. how utterly heavenly! i love the froggies! i am ready for a fabulous 2015…..best year ever! much love for you nicole…..thank you for being the bright star on the horizon for so many. i wish you the best of absolutely everything that you can imagine and more. you are such a lovely soul.

  5. I just know this is to be our best year yet . The last three months have just been a reminder how fabulous it is to live ‘here’ in West Wales in our new life …thank you for reminding me how lucky I am .
    The frogs are amazing …so beautiful in their own green and gumtious way ( gumtious is not a word so don’t go looking in the dictionary I made it up lol) .
    Glad Christmas was peaceful you deserve it.
    Cherryx

  6. I am so glad you had an awesome Christmas and the frog were just a bonus.
    Wishing you a wonderful 2015 🙂
    Love and happiness
    Wendy xxxx

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