One Step Further Posts

19th April 2019 /

If you’ve been reading this blog since the beginning (waaaay back on 6th March 2019 – well it feels like way back!) you’ll know I enjoyed a 2 week rafting and hiking trip through the Grand Canyon in the summer of 2018. The hiking parts…

17th April 2019 /

For this week’s Midweek Musical Magic (MMM) I’ve chosen the song Humble and Kind written by Lori McKenna and sung by Tim McGraw. “Hold the door say please say thank you Don’t steal, don’t cheat, and don’t lie I know you got mountains to climb…

12th April 2019 /

A blackbird signalling a new day Fresh, green buds along a hedgerow The certainty and magic of a sunrise A sense of gratitude for a sunset whose orange glow warms the end of the day Thank You The beauty of a single wild flower “Hello,…

10th April 2019 /

Some people like learning. Some people like reading. Some people like writing. Some people like listening. Some people like all those things. Music is one channel through which they can all be experienced. It is also a fabulous medium to stimulate thinking, feeling and doing…

9th April 2019 /

Last week, I enjoyed 3 days in the peaceful Somerset countryside at a “channelling extravaganza”. Yes, I know; me doing a channelling extravaganza! – what a shift, what a revelation, what has happened to Bev? What is channelling? Like many things, channelling can be defined…

5th April 2019 /

I wonder if you, like me, remember seesaws in the playgrounds of your youth? Do you remember that constant motion of rising and falling with a partner being your seesaw counter balance? It was much more fun to be in that seesaw motion than to…

2nd April 2019 /

“The whole world may be choked by thorns but I am wrapped in roses. The whole world may lie in ruins but my heart sings ecstatically”  Rumi. I wonder if, like me, you often feel the World appears “choked by thorns” or “lies in ruin”.…

29th March 2019 /

This year I decided to set intentions rather than resolutions. I was curious to see if that seemingly semantic shift might deliver different results. Intention, according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary is defined as “determination to act in a certain way” MacMillan dictionary defines intention as “a plan…

27th March 2019 /

Prompted by William’s comment on my blog Exploration is the First Step to (Self) Discovery, I felt drawn to explore curiosity a bit further. Defined as; Desire to know or learn – inquisitiveness. Desire to know about people or things that do not concern us –…

25th March 2019 /

One of my favourite films is the musical carousel; not least because it’s got that fabulous song, and anthem to many, You’ll Never Walk Alone. A few years ago, my Mum made me a beautiful and delicate musical carousel, pictured just below. Carousels were always…