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That Magical Haven.

Updated on August 21, 2013
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It saddens me greatly when I listen to the news broadcasts of today; the whole world over seems to be caught up in such escalating crime and the cruelty of wars.

I very often ask myself where will it all end???

Each and everyday there are news bulletins here in the UK alone so full of crimes with each one seemingly more violent and vile than the last.

We cannot escape it ;we cannot live in an invisible bubble where nothing can touch us again ; where we live on totally unaware of what goes on around us !!!

However I do think that it is important at these times to remember the beauty that is also in this world; Mother Nature's haven is all around and is free for us all to enjoy.

Take a few moments to look a round you ; look closely and the magic of nature will softly touch your being and will bring a little brightness to balance your world.

There is no need to travel far as we can find beauty and love right on our own doorstep.

Today's song 'The Prayer ' sung by Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli is one that fills my heart with wonder and delight as well as bringing softness and beauty to my life.

I hope you all enjoy today's hub.



That magical haven

A world so divine;

Where love is the food

And music the wine.

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That magical haven

So green are the trees;

Each gem so treasured

Playing in the breeze.

x

That magical haven

Deep in each everglade;

Mother nature ne'er far

Her love'll never fade.

x

That magical haven

Each heart now to share;

Wondrously real

So sincere the care.

x

That magical haven

I share from my heart;

My wondrous journey

Yes right from the start.






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Moments of wonder

Life's so treasured and precious

Such beauty to share.

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Haven of wonder

A beat of my heart

Volumes are spoken

Eternal its charm

Never-ending a balm.

x

Oh how my heart sings

Free as a bird.

x

Wondrous emotions

Oh I hold them so dear

Never ever disregarding

Divine my appreciation

Evermore I'll treasure

Respect and true love.


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So coy

Almost a peep

A moment to relish

My haven's made my life complete

Sincerity flies to the heavens high

My solace has been my kingdom

Love now strengthens my soul

Oh such presence

So coy.

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Contentedly

I taste

the joys of life;

initial trepidation

replaced by instincts

of the realm;

of the kingdom

of Mother Nature's haven.

Each step to treasure

each moment of wonder.

A gift oh so blessed

freely mingling

with the treasures

of life.

Each footstep a moment

so wondrous;

so steeped

in the true magical wonders

of a life;

so wondrous;

so privileged;

so complete.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      So glad you enjoyed this one Dianna and enjoy your day.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Your words as always so appreciated. Deb

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Thank you drbj ad here's wishing you a good day to come.

      Eddy.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      The Prayer song always brings tears to my heart and Celion makes it a beautiful expression of faith. I too am so tired of the news on abuse, crime, drugs, etc. and I pray we see an end to it all soon. May Heaven bring us relief.

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      Deb Hirt 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      The first poem was exemplary, and I really enjoyed it, as I could picture every word in my minds eye. Great work, Eddy!

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      drbj and sherry 4 years ago from south Florida

      Lovely poetry as always with perfect images to accompany it. Thank you, Eddy, for this treat. Hope your weekend is superb!

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so much Blossom and have a restful sleep.

      Lots of love from Wales.

      Eddy.

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 4 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      Beautiful poems and lovely images. It's the end of the day here and yours is beginning - hope it is a great one.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      You are so welcome Romeo and here's wishing you a wonderful day ahead.

      eddy.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      As always PS a pleasure to se you've called by and here's wishing you a great day.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      You are so welcome Genna and here's to so many more for us both to share on here.

      Eddy.

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      Romeos Quill 4 years ago from Lincolnshire, England

      Soulful sentiments, pleasing verse with fabulous acrostic, lovely pics, and vid ( the last one of the stalagmite 'haven' is quite spectacular ), and a relaxing, peaceful and uplifting read. Thank you.

      Best Wishes,

      R.Q.

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      Patricia Scott 4 years ago from sunny Florida

      What can I say that I have not said before?? I find myself filled with joyful anticipation when I come to your pages. Thank you for diverting our attention from all that we see and hear on the news each night.

      Angels are on the way to you and yours this evening. Shared + awesome & beautiful ps

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      Genna East 4 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      I know exactly what you mean, Eddy. I can’t watch the news anymore; at least, not as much as I used to -- it is so heart wrenching and worrisome. I can’t help but wonder why they only report the negatives and rarely the positives…are these not newsworthy stories as well?

      Your beautiful hub is so loving, inspirational and uplifting. I shall return to it often. Thank you! :-)

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Oh thank you so much D.A.L.

      Your words mean more than I can say and are so greatly appreciated.

      Here's wishing you a great day and lots of love coming your way from Wales.

      Eddy.

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      Dave 4 years ago from Lancashire north west England

      Hi Eddy, as a naturalist I enjoyed these beautiful words which were enhanced by your beautiful images. For me this is one of your best works ever. Voted up.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

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

      Eddy.

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      carol stanley 4 years ago from Arizona

      A pleasure to start my day off with this sentimental thought. As always so beautiful.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much to

      PEARL

      RANDI

      JANETWRITES

      AUDREY

      RUBY

      MARTIN

      PAMELA

      ED

      for each wonderful and sincere comment. I wish you all a wonderful day and lots of love from my little corner of Wales.

      Eddy.

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      ahorseback 4 years ago

      Amazing is right Eddy ! Wouldn't it be something if we all lived there , awesome ++++++...Ed

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      Pamela Oglesby 4 years ago from United States

      Eddy, There are hardly the right words to sum up the poetry, pictures and music for the magical quality and beauty. This is one of your best (and they are all outstanding) hubs. Thanks for such a delightful read this morning.

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      Martin Kloess 4 years ago from San Francisco

      You really struck home with this one. Thank you so much.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

      So very beautiful Eddy, Loved the video. As i watched the world news this evening, i felt like the whole world was coming apart. Chemical gassing of the people, mostly all children was heartbreaking to watch. I wonder how long before our government's intervene? That's one of the reasons to visit your page. I always see and feel beauty here...

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      Audrey Howitt 4 years ago from California

      Just beautiful Eddy!

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      Janet Giessl 4 years ago from Georgia country

      A wonderful and beautiful tribute to Mother Nature. Yes, there is too much violence in the world. But we shouldn't forget the beauty that surrounds us and which you created in your awesome poetry and pictures.

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      Randi Benlulu 4 years ago from Mesa, AZ

      Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful! Thank you, Eddy for recognizing the not so great and celebrating the amazing! Up+++, my frioend and sharing!

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      Connie Smith 4 years ago from Southern Tier New York State

      Dear Eddy, this is a gorgeous tribute to Mother Nature and some of the glorious animals and magical sights that surround us. We are truly blessed, but you are right about the violence. It permeates everything, and it has been escalating more now I think than ever before.

      Thank you for finding the real beauty of this Earth in both your awesome poetry and images. Have a lovely and peaceful day, my friend ;) Pearl

      Voted Up++++ and pinned

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much DJ your comment so greatly appreciated.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      It is always a pleasure to see you've called by Billy and your comments always so supportive.

      Thank you.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Your comment means so very much BNadyn and here's to so many more for us both to share on here.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Hi Shauna so glad you enjoyed this one and here's to wishing you a wonderful day.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      You are so welcome Joelle and here's wishing you a wonderful day.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Thank you as always Janine.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much sallybea and here's to so many more hubs for us both to share.

      Eddy.

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      DJ Anderson 4 years ago

      Oh, Eddy, you have outdone yourself. This is so very beautiful. I do love this poem, particularly.

      DJ.

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      "Where love is the foo"...amen to that, Eddy! Show me a world with love and sign me up as a lifetime member. :)

      Love the pictures....perfectly done!

      billy

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      Bernadyn 4 years ago from Jacksonville, Florida

      It saddens me, too, seeing all the evil in our world but it helps to be positive and take in the beauty and good that exists. Beautiful, touching words here, Eddy!

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      Shauna L Bowling 4 years ago from Central Florida

      That magical haven

      A world so divine;

      Where love is the food

      And music the wine.

      Eddy, this opening stanza says it all. It is such a beautiful sentiment. Yes, the beauty of the world can be found right at our front door. We must never give into the ugliness of the world but always see the beauty and love of life.

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      kidscrafts 4 years ago from Ottawa, Canada

      Crimes and violence sadden me too. I think as a society we have to think positively and promote respect and peace and hope that it will be sowed slowly but surely throughout the world and for the next generation.

      Thank you for sharing your beautiful poetry, Eddy! Thank you for sharing your beautiful thoughts!

      Have a great day!

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      As always so very touching and beautiful Eddy. Thank you for sharing your wonderful thoughts with us. Hoping you are enjoying the rest of you day now again!

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      Sally Gulbrandsen 4 years ago from Norfolk

      Hi Eddy, always a treat and a feast full of images words and today a very touching prayer too. Thanks for sharing. Have a great day.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much Graham and as always your comment greatly appreciated. I hope you are keeping well and this British weather is being as unpredictable as ever !!!I don't think I have ever known it to be this changeable though. One minute raining in 30 minutes could be a mini heat wave.

      Take care my friend and enjoy your day.

      Eddy,.

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      old albion 4 years ago

      Hi Eddy.

      Absolutely beautiful, your work gets better and better. The video was a delight.

      voted up and all.

      Graham