Where?

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Calensariel has just posted a question that immediately took me to my Place of Peace and Tranquility…

And always wanting to share this place, I simply had to post about it again…!

In my original post, I said…

I can see my place of peace and tranquility in my minds eye, whenever I focus on it. I’m immediately transported there when I shift my focus, and it feels as real as the place I am currently in in my physical reality. I can stay there for as long a time as I wish, or just ‘pop in and out’ for a quick refresher!

I’m surrounded by lots of different trees and plants and flowers. If I look in one direction, I can see the open ocean. Clear blue waters with white waves gently lapping the golden sandy beach. A clear blue sky is above, and the sun is lovely and warm. The beach is a short walk from the clearing where I am standing and the plant life seem to be holding themselves back so I can see the openness of the ocean.

When I turn slowly to my right, the forest becomes really dense, with a canopy over head with all of the leaves and vines and branches, and the wonderful smells from the forest are brought to me. It’s always a little cooler here, and it has the appearance as though the rain has just stopped. The freshness of the forest is invigorating and refreshing.

Continuing my rotation to the right, the plants give way once again, but this time to a cool rockface, with a small cave which is slightly hidden by a gentle waterfall. The sunlight is beaming through the treetops looking in this direction, and looking at certain angles I can see little rainbows being created in the spray off the waterfall. Beneath the waterfall is a small pool, and the water is so clear I can see my reflection in it whenever I walk over to it. And looking into the cave, into the darkness, I can see lights twinkling as though I’m looking into the night sky. I can hear the rhythmic cascading of the water from the waterfall and the sound from the waves from the ocean, and together the sound regulates my breathing, so I am ‘in tune’ with what is going on around me.

Turning further around to my right, the greenery is returning, and the forest is coming back into view. This side of the forest has lots of multi coloured leaves and flowers, as this side gets more sunlight than the other side, and the pool has a little stream that flows into this side of the forest. Occasionally, I catch a glimpse of a small animal drinking from the stream. And sometimes, the animal isn’t that small! I’m perfectly safe though, as this is my place of peace and tranquility.

And then I’m back looking out to sea again. A cool breeze takes away any uncomfortable heat I may feel, but the temperature is always just right. I’m never too hot or too cold, but the temperature does change slightly as the place is alive! Sometimes, the breeze is stronger, sometimes there is no breeze. Sometimes, the sun is just about to set, or rise, so it is a little cooler, but still a comfortable temperature. Sometimes, I can hear the rain falling in the forest, but I am always dry.

This is my own little paradise. It costs nothing to go there, I’m there in a split second, and my feel good batteries are recharged as soon as I get there!

I just love to feel good!

Need to know the question? Visit Lady C’s site to find out… the link is above.

12 comments on “Where?”

  1. That sounds perfectly divine, Tom! In fact, it reminds me very much of mine, except there is bubbling brook in the forest and a winding path that leads to age worn rustic steps leading to the top of a mountain. Could be the same place 🙂

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  2. Thank the Lord we have such places to escape to. As we grow our surroundings tend to shrink. I can’t imagine life without such places as this. Instant tranquilizer…We need to protect them because one day we’ll finally see that nature is our true medicine and so we need it to be there to heal from. Thanks for sharing. Enjoy your space before the snow arrives….VK 🙂

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    1. Indeed, VK.
      Such places cost nothing to go to, are wonderful to visit, and take us out of ourselves!
      As for the snow… I think it may be a while off yet, here especially. We were five degrees warmer than we should have been last week, although we are getting back to normal temperatures this week. We shall see!

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