Come Sit By Me A While : To Embrace.

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ERIN AND VAL'S GARDEN.
ERIN AND VAL'S GARDEN. | Source

Good day one and all ; this weekend was spent exploring the countryside ;just the tonic and inspiration I needed after the past couple of weeks which have been hectic to say the least.

Gather round and help yourselves to tea or coffee ; there are biscuits and cake on the table behind us.

Today is about learning to embrace ; embrace whatever makes you feel good ;whatever makes that heart lift and sing once again!!

As so many of you know I embrace Mother Nature's kingdom and all the warmth within .

The very first photos were taken yesterday as we went to visit my daughter Sue and her family.

The others from past explorations.

Enjoy !!!

Freeverse : Embrace.

Snow capped hills at Ponterwyd in South Wales..
Snow capped hills at Ponterwyd in South Wales.. | Source
Ponterwyd.
Ponterwyd. | Source
Ponterwyd.
Ponterwyd. | Source
Ponterwyd.
Ponterwyd. | Source
Ponterwyd.
Ponterwyd. | Source
The Red Kites gathering for their feeding at the nearby Red Kite feeding station.
The Red Kites gathering for their feeding at the nearby Red Kite feeding station. | Source

Bracken scented daydreams

forever overflowing;

a heartful of love

treasured and daring;

yesteryear's magical sunshine filled days.

A heart so adventurous

calling so wildly

dance to the music

passionate to touch.

Footsteps dancing around

each snow capped hillside;

the winds of trepidation

follow at a glance;

curling in a sweet beauty

that halos around

each

snowy hilltop.

It's brightly lit crown

cascading in treasures

of the heart.

Treasures to the heart are the sounds from the heavens;

birds a-twittering

playful their calling

Sailing in the sweet scents of heartwarming blossoms.

Each deeply etched thorns

will never again leave their cruel

and painful wounds.

Each morning

noon

eve

and

night

for us to embrace !!

Each minuet of singing bird

brings joy to life

to each stagnant heart.

Drink your fill

of nature's

beauty

love

and

faith

Give yourself the power

the gift

to embrace your heart and soul .

Lifts each being much higher than the heavens.

Vivacious beauty will surround you

as you learn to

EMBRACE !!

Ractimeter: Embrace.

An inglenook full of inspiration.
An inglenook full of inspiration. | Source
Follow me.
Follow me. | Source
A fireplace/stove from yesteryear.
A fireplace/stove from yesteryear. | Source
Cardigan Wildlife Park.
Cardigan Wildlife Park. | Source
Cardigan Wildlife Centre.
Cardigan Wildlife Centre. | Source
Our wooly backed friends.
Our wooly backed friends. | Source
Red Berries.
Red Berries. | Source

Embrace

Each fresh moment

New joys in abundance

Cascading in abandonment

Sailing on those clear winds from yesteryear

Green meadows a sweet illusion

Moss lined lanes to follow

The deepest joy

Embrace.

Acrostic: Embrace.

Ponterwyd
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Ponterwyd
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Ponterwyd
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Ponterwyd
Ponterwyd | Source

Embrace

Moments of wonder etched in eternal bliss

Beautiful sweet momentum

Rising in luxurious promises of true love

A never ending version of life's sweet love song.

Centred on dreams and wishes tenderly thriving and flowing with ease

Embrace your world;your joys and your eternal visions of hope,joy and faith.

Rhyme : Embrace.

Cilgerran
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Cilgerran
Cilgerran | Source
Shell Island in North Wales.
Shell Island in North Wales. | Source
Botanic Gardens of Wales.
Botanic Gardens of Wales. | Source
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Tea rooms in Cenarth West Wales.
Tea rooms in Cenarth West Wales. | Source
Cenarth in West Wales.
Cenarth in West Wales. | Source

To embrace each day

Fully live your life

Just work your way through

Each trouble and strife.

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To embrace each joy

Catch laughter on the breeze;

Dance to your love song

Like leaves in the trees.

x

To embrace each friend

Each one in your heart;

The distance means nowt

We shall never part.

x

To embrace your life

Surviving battles;

Expect and accept

Emotions settle.

x

Embracing a gift

Yes ours for free;

A heartful of bliss

Yours eternally .

Haiku : Embrace.

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Embrace so warmly

Apple blossom lift each heart

Wondrous and lifting.

Cilgerran
Cilgerran | Source
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Red Castle in Wales.
Red Castle in Wales. | Source
Caerew Castle  in South Wales.
Caerew Castle in South Wales. | Source
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A mud hut at Cardigan Wildlife Park
A mud hut at Cardigan Wildlife Park | Source
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Rock Roses.
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Scolton manor.
Scolton manor. | Source
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A glimpse of Cilgerran Church.
A glimpse of Cilgerran Church. | Source

I hope you enjoyed your visit and that you will call round again . I wish you all a great day..

Hwyl fawr (Cherrio).

Eddy.

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Comments 58 comments

JThomp42 3 years ago

So, so beautiful Eddy!! Wishing you a GREAT day as well.


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Spongy0llama 3 years ago from Canada

This was just what I needed. A reminder of the simple things and the beauty of the world. I didn't have a good weekend and I've been feeling down lately anyway. This really helped, especially the poem at the end :)


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales Author

Oh thank you so much Jeff your words are always so greatly appreciated.

Enjoy your day.

Eddy.


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales Author

I am sorry things haven't been easy lately but also glad that this hub did help you.

Here's to so many more for us both to share on here.

Eddy.


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kj force 3 years ago from Florida

Eiddwen...Beautiful pictures..and the write awesome...thanks for the tour..Looks like you had a great week-end trip..I on the other hand was a bit under the weather, so didn't do/go anything/ anywhere..so I really enjoyed.Thanks for the tea and the biscuits, the homemade Boysenberry jam was a great touch..


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales Author

Hi kj thanks for this comment and glad you enjoyed your visit ;it was a great weekend but as you say it is nice at times to stay at home and just relax.Hope you are feeling better now.

Take care and enjoy your day.

Eddy.


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MrsBrownsParlour 3 years ago from Chicagoland, Illinois

Just lovely! Thank you for sharing. :-)


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onegreenparachute 3 years ago from Greenwood, B.C., Canada

Good Morning Eddy,

"Bracken Scented Daydreams' - how exquisite!! I thoroughly enjoyed each phrase this morning but this one really touched me.

Have a wonderful day and God Bless.

Voted up and shared.

Hugs,

Carol


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Janine Huldie 3 years ago from New York, New York

Beautiful Eddy and Happy Monday for sure. Sending you love and good thoughts. Have of course voted and shared, too!! :)


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carol7777 3 years ago from Arizona

Life is a series of moments and happenings...And if we don't take time out to enjoy the good the bad will take over. There are so many beauteous things out there and you have found so many. I love your words, photos and thoughts. Thanks for sharing all of this. Voting up and pinning.


DJ Anderson 3 years ago

Happy Monday to you, Eddy.

As usual, your words paint a picture full of joy, contentment, and love.....

.....always love.

Blessings,

DJ.


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales Author

Thank you so very much Mrs.Brown ;your comment as always so greatly appreciated.

Eddy.


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales Author

Hi Carol I hope you had a nice weekend and I am so glad you enjoyed this one. Havea great day and here's to so many more hubs for us both to share on here.

Eddy.


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales Author

Thank you so very much Janine and a Happy Monday for you too. Eddy.


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales Author

Thank you carol;your comment as always so greatly appreciated. Have a wonderful day.

Eddy.


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales Author

Hi D.J. so nice of you to stop by and here's to so many more for us both to share on here.

Eddy.


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kidscrafts 3 years ago from Ottawa, Canada

Very nice writing and fantastic pictures! I would like to discover your conner of the world one of these days. The closest I will be this year will be Ireland!


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales Author

Thank you so much kidscrafts for taking the time to read and comment.

Hopefully one day you will visit and here's to so many more hubs for us both to share on here.

Eddy.


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SidKemp 3 years ago from Boca Raton, Florida (near Miami and Palm Beach)

Not only embracing, but being embraced by nature. Thank you for the refreshing moment! Voted up, beautiful, shared, and tweeted.


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Kathryn Stratford 3 years ago from Manchester, Connecticut

Those were beautiful thoughts, and I enjoyed my virtual cup of coffee while I looked at your photos. So very pretty! I like taking the journey to other lands. Have a wonderful day, Eddy!


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jhamann 3 years ago from Reno NV

One of your beautiful hubs with incredible photos and incredible poetry, oh, thank you Eddy this hub had made my day. Jamie


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ladydeonne 3 years ago from Florence, SC

Stumbling upon your post just now is somewhat of an omen for me. I had been "down" a bit because my desk top was damaged after being struck by lighting, and I have been left with just my lap top only for the last two weeks. On Saturday, my lap top totally crashed and it took me several hours to correct the problem, Well, on Sunday, yesterday, it crashed again. I had been trying all day to fix the problem. I had just finished my meditation and gratitude time...I thanked God that I could now use my computer as I have blogs to post and marketing to do for my home business. When I made one last attempt to correct the problem, my computer started up right away and I immediately logged onto HP to post a new hub. When I clicked to enter my account, the first thing I saw was this hubsite. Coincidence? I think not. Your message was just what I needed to validate my faith in my practice of daily gratitude for the simple things in life to change my circumstances and bring me more good things to be grateful and happy for. I love your concept and message. Your photos are terrific and calming . Hope you share more with us. I'm a follower!


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ladydeonne 3 years ago from Florence, SC

Finding one's self is equivalent to being born again. I love your prose. It is so timely and inspirational. I plan to read more of your hubs as your basic philosophy suits me.


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Ruchira 3 years ago from United States

Eddy, this was beautiful in many aspects.


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midget38 3 years ago from Singapore

Nature brings joy to life. Beautiful, Eddy.


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GEOFFREY RIOBA 3 years ago from KISUMU - KENYA

woow! those pictures are great how i wish i had a chance to be there physical.


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AliciaC 3 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

I loved seeing the photos, Eddy, and the ideas in the poems are lovely as well! Your poems are so encouraging. Thank you for sharing them.


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Sweet Epistles 3 years ago from From the Heart of God

Everything in this poem is Beautiful. Embracing nature and its essence. As I look at those pictures it makes me Thankful how much God has blessed us with His great works of wonders.

Thank you for sharing, it feels like I was there.

Voted Awesome!


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Movie Master 3 years ago from United Kingdom

Hi Eddy, fabulous poetry and wonderful photos - what a treat to start my day - thank you!

A big vote up from me, take care my friend, Lesley


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Mhatter99 3 years ago from San Francisco

Wow! This whole presentation was like an awesome fairy tale.


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rajan jolly 3 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

These poems are beautiful, Eddy. Voted up and beautiful. Lovely pictures.

Have a nice day. Shared too!


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tobusiness 3 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

Eddy, beautiful poems and some stunning images. There's so much beauty in the world to embrace.


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ARUN KANTI 3 years ago from KOLKATA

Beautiful poems and pictures. Thank you for sharing .


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales Author

Thank you so very much to

SIDKEMP

KATHRYN

JAMIE

LADYDEONNE

RUCHIRA

MICHELLE

GEOFFREY

ALICIA

SWEET EPISTLES

LESLEY

RAJAN

MARTIN

SID76

TOBU

ARUN

for each and every wonderful comment which mean so very much indeed .

Enjoy your days and here's to so many more hubs for us all to share on here..

Eddy.


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moonlake 3 years ago from America

Eddy beautiful photos and poems. I wouldn't mind walking in that country side. Voted up and shared.


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales Author

Thank you so very much moonlake ;your comment as always appreciated.

Eddy.


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Thelma Alberts 3 years ago from Germany

Beautiful Eddy! I was imagining how I stopped the car on the way to Holyhead port just to see the awesome nature in your photos. Wales is a beautiful place to stop by. Thanks for sharing these photos and poems. Take care;-)


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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up and awesome. Loved the wonderful poetic journey and you're pictures are incredible. Enjoyed much and passing this on. Hugs.


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales Author

Your comment as always so greatly appreciated Thelma.

Eddy.


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales Author

Thank you so much Rasma and here's wishing you a great day.

Eddy.


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billybuc 3 years ago from Olympia, WA

Any poem that begins with the words "bracken scented daydreams is a winner in my book. Oh Eddy, those pictures just make me long so much to visit your country. I really need to find a way to travel abroad so I can see all the beauty and meet you in person. Thank you for a wonderful experience. You brought a smile to my face this morning.

love,

billy


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales Author

You are so very welcome Billy and yes how wonderful it would be to share all this wonderful countryside with you both.

One day .............because one of my favourite mottos is 'Never say never .'

Thank you so much for all your support ; being a great friend .

Lots of love from my little corner of Wales.

Eddy


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BlossomSB 3 years ago from Victoria, Australia

Beautiful poem, lovely photos and I just love that video, too, Eddy.


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales Author

Thank you so very much Blossom;your comment as always so greatly appreicated. Here's wishing you a wonderful day.

Eddy.


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epigramman 3 years ago

Hello and Good morning Miss Eddy of Excellence and Eloquence - my goodness me - this is one of my most favorite hub presentations by you.

It has 'everything' suitable for framing on the Hub Louvre wall of fame - beautiful words, beautiful pictures and of course your inimitable beautiful heart.

I am sending to you my warmest wishes from Colin and his pussycats on a sunny but still chilly morning at lake erie time ontario canada 9:25am


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales Author

Oh epi you do say the nicest things and they are so appreciated. Here's to many more for us both to share on here.

Have a great day my dear friend.

Eddy.


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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

Oh, Eddy, I so enjoyed this journey. Your pictures are amazing. You're quite the photographer!

I think my favorite line today is, "catch laughter on the breeze". I can just hear it!


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ImKarn23 3 years ago

god it's such a refuge when i take time out and 'come sit by you a while'..

it's spirit lifting and soul nourishing - today taking a leisurely stroll through a wild, stunning, and very distant land - which i would probably never have the pleasure of seeing without the benefit of your lens and your words, sweet friend!

Both are gorgeous!

up and onward...


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales Author

Thank you so very much Shauna and have a wonderful day my friend.

Eddy.


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales Author

Hi Lelsie so nice to see you've called by and so glad you enjoyed your visit. We are surrounded by so much beauty even through days of sadness.

Here's to so many more hubs for us both to share on here.

Eddy.


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Nell Rose 3 years ago from England

Beautiful poems and scenery Eddy, gorgeous. I think my son visited Shell Island? when he was living in north wales, wonderful! nell


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truthfornow 3 years ago from New Orleans, LA

Very relaxing photos. Uplifting poetry to help get your through the day and make you remember what is important. Thanks for the inspiration.


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales Author

Thank you Nell and here's to wishing you a wonderful day.

Eddy..


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales Author

You are so welcome truthfornow and I now look forward to reading so many of yours also. Enjoy your day.

Eddy.


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Deborah Brooks 3 years ago from Brownsville,TX

Eddy my dear I will have a cup of tea with a little bit of lemon and a cake please... Oh I embrace your lovely work here and the photos give me such a peace in my life.. how refreshing,,, after this past month with illnesses and death and more illnesses.. its hard.. but this gives me hope and love thank you dear heart

Debbie


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales Author

You are always so very welcome Debbie ad here's to so many more hubs for us both to share on here.

Eddy.


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Vinaya Ghimire 3 years ago from Nepal

Eddy, your photography and poetry both are amazing.

Thanks for sharing the beautiful world.

Cheers


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales Author

Thank you Vinaya for taking the time to call by and your comment so greatly appreciated.

Eddy.

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