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Singing Bowl

Begin the song exactly where you are,
Remain within the world of which you’re made.
Call nothing common in the earth or air,

Accept it all and let it be for good.
Start with the very breath you breathe in now,
This moment’s pulse, this rhythm in your blood

And listen to it, ringing soft and low.
Stay with the music, words will come in time.
Slow down your breathing. Keep it deep and slow.

Become an open singing-bowl, whose chime
Is richness rising out of emptiness,
And timelessness resounding into time.

And when the heart is full of quietness
Begin the song exactly where you are.

Malcolm Guite

About Val Boyko

Val Boyko is originally from Scotland and came to the United States over 25 years ago. At "Find Your Middle Ground" Val brings together her experience as a life coach, yoga teacher and mentor, to inspire awakening to the light and inspiration within us all. This blog is a place of exploration and discovery as we all explore finding harmony and peace, in the highs and lows of life 💛

10 comments on “Become the Singing Bowl

  1. I like his work a lot.

    This one is beautiful.

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  2. Lovely, and so perfect for this moment, as we must all work with what we have right now.

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  3. This was….everything.

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  4. Yup. Begin the song exactly where you are.
    And while you’re at it:

    Bloom where you’re planted.
    Be Here Now.

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  5. Beautiful💚💕

    Liked by 1 person

  6. A beautiful gift…thank you, Val.

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