Savvy Raj

Live Life Lovingly!


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Razors Edge

On the razors edge, there is poignant elegance

Beautiful poise, precariously in balance

Amidst the fury of the fire raging beneath

She stand resolute in her calmth

Not helpless but in knowing nature’s ways

That in time, all is well back to base.

Beauty on the outside burns off into the ember

Leaving an ashen pile of dust to remember.

Yet deluding the fury in being uprooted

In the strength of the grounding firmly rooted

Leaving an evergreen picture of poise

She has that stoic stance of grace.

A pose of composure on destiny’s face

In spite of a life abruptly denied

She is the beauty of grace personified!

Savvy

The stunning capture of the Cherry blossom Tree on Mount Fuji in Japan

Image credits:

http://followpics.me/fuji-volcano-japan-cherry-blossom/


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A place called Hope

There is a place

That fills you with positivity

Enriches you with expansiveness

Embodies inclusiveness.

Enough to keep your faith going.

Endowed with trustfulness

Believe in possibilities.

A place of potential value

Thats nurturing in itself.

That lights the way forward.

A place that speaks to all of you!

A beautiful place called hope!

Savvy


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What is beautiful?

Here is a beautiful forward that caught my eye.

When they asked her to reveal her beauty secrets, Audrey Hepburn wrote this beautiful text that was later read at her funeral.

′′ To have attractive lips, speak kind words.

To have a loving look, look for the good side of people.

To look skinny, share your food with the hungry.

To have beautiful hair, let a child cross it with his own fingers once a day.

To have a beautiful poise, walk knowing you’re never alone, because those who love and loved you accompany you.

People, even more than objects, need to be fixed, spoiled, awakened, wanted and saved: never give up on anyone.

Remember, if you ever need a hand, you’ll find them at the end of both your arms.

When you become old, you will discover that you have two hands, one to help yourself, the second to help others.

The beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears, in her face or in her way of fixing her hair. The beauty of a woman is seen in her eyes, because that is the door open to her heart, the source of her love.

The beauty of a woman doesn’t lie in her makeup, but the true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul.

It is the tenderness that gives love, the passion that it expresses.

The beauty of a woman grows over the years ′′


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If not now then when?

If not now then when…
Will we distinguish the need and want
For between them is a line of balance
To understand in awareness
To acknowledge in understanding
Some needs are common to life & living.
But wants are more specific in nature.
The motivation of these wants
Is both intrinsic and extrinsic
Some wants are by nature
And some wants are formed in nurture.

To be motivated towards thinking
Of what to have and let go in time
Is a matter of discernment
In conscious consideration
A matter of introspection
To bring about waves of changes in action.
Moving beyond the apparent realities
It’s a matter of awareness of the imprints
Of life and living…
A subject of substantial deliberation
Not too common a pathway.
And yet an offbeat road leads to surprising revelations

Savvy


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Gratitude Matters

Happiness may not bring gratitude
But it is gratitude that brings true contentment & happiness.

Count your blessings that life has put you in a position to give and receive from.
Beyond the darkness of the night Envisage the hope of light.

The joy of seeing the flower that blossoms in future
Give thanks for thats already yours
Gratitude heals and shields you from negativity.
Gratitude is medicine for your body, spirit and soul.
Show Gratitude in every way , everyday!

Thank you to all my readers for being here, every day and supporting my daily shares.

Think today from wherever you are…

What are ways I can express Gratitude?

Savvy


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Merry Christmas

It’s Christmas time again – feel the magic, feel the joy, feel the glow and see the beauty around you!

Spread some smiles and bring cheer to hearts!

Let there be abundance of happiness and smiles for one and all!
Merry Christmas!

Savvy


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Magic of Christmas

Christmas Memories

Vibrant hues of Christmas Colors in all its vividity!

Joyful Christmas Memories indeed! Sharing the cheer and goodwill…

The Antwerpen Christmas Market is spread out over several streets and squares lighting up the entire historical centre of Antwerp beautifully into a huge and happening zone to stroll around in…Glowing in the night!
Beating the winters chill
Sitting by warm fire pits…
Sipping hot glühwein!And the mistletoe?
Well its no small branch
But a giant one indeed!
Fit for all the crowd that gather under
Just to share the Christmas cheer!

Savvy


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Power of Ripples

On Kindness



A ripple of kindness goes a long long way….


One little  movement from the heart
One tiny step to help
One single act in compassion
One bit of genuine care

Have the propensity to travel far
And influence many to kind deeds.
That await  for a sign somewhere
Remember the power of the ripples.

Savvy







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Imprints

Every thought

Every word

Every deed

Has potential

To impact consciousness

To shift and alter lives

There is an imprint somewhere

That creates a change

Within us and around us.

All is a matter

Of awareness of the imprints.

Savvy


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Today!

What you do today

With your time

Shapes your tommorow

And make it different

Your choice your way

Take a decision

To turnout a better morrow!

Savvy


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Other side of Darknesss is Light

Darkness and Light are part of the same universe.
They come and go as if on contract
Light appears when the night unveils itself
Night appears when the light is overshadowed by the dark.

But in utter darkness comes the necessity of light
In burning light of the sun arises the need for cooling shade.
Both are cyclical in nature
Each a playing their part in the circle of life.

Savvy


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Dances of the world : Argentine Tango

Dancing is the ultimate art of expression of the spirit of life. Every part of the world has a unique set of dances that set it apart yet find some similarities somewhere. And that’s what is the strength of the creative art of movements, in the interconnects of community, culture , history, traditions as well as a reflection of the expression of changing times in the Dance Connection, and that is what beautiful about ‘Dance’ itself.

On the occasion of International Tango Day on 11 th December…

As a Celebration of Tango Dancers across the world …Sharing a few verses on Tango with a beautiful Tango Watch “Andrea Vighi y Chiara Benati – Milonga para as Missoes”

Tango

Born in the dark alleys of Argentina

The stark truth emerges of murky beginnings in the 18th century

Frequented mostly by slaves, immigrants in the ports of Buneos Aires and even Uruguay.

There were even bans on many of these tango musical gatherings.

The dance form began with countless influences of European and native culture.

Watch

Argentine Tango is both energetic and enigmatic

It has the strength and soul to show.

Equally exotic and evocative

Intriguing and beguiling

The lead and follow is beyond genders

For connection is beyond the physicality

For beside the passion play plain to see,

There is something quite alluring & attractive in the movements.

Two people apparently moving as one

The footwork entices and enthralls

The feet move with a mind all their own

But articulating a drama through the feet.

Watch

Slow, steady or sharp and staccato movements

Each pair of feet, teasing the other

Challenging into a seemingly deadly duel of the feet.

Hitting all the right notes

Never missing a beat

Never stepping unto another

Except for a flip a dip or a show stopping lift thrown in.

If you want to see the drama of life and living,

Watch the synergy of energy playing

In a soulful yet spirited tango of two dancers.

There is rivetting romance,

Yet strikingly serious and sombre in notion.

Depths of emotion & unbridled passion

Emanating in an artistry of motion.

Today there are so many versions of the Tango

Off shoots and diverse cultural interpretations.

That created new interpretations of the way the dance is danced.

In hold, in form, in stance and in steps. That it’s almost untraceable.

Tango today is alluring as ever with dark days remaining just a history.

Yet retaining the mystery and appeal, Captivating with its intensity.

The connects so rooted in the embrace and hold, that makes the fancy footwork so effortless.

Tango truly speaks eloquently more than ever before…

Savvy Raj


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Keep the faith!

Every moment can bring
Its own share of challenges
Sometimes in situations beyond hope.
And you are left with decisions to make.

When unfairness is met
With hope and faith
Life turns around
Yes everyone is challenged

In one way or another
But the wisdom in the challenge
Is to use these challenges
As stepping stones
To your success.

Life is changing
Every minute
Life is never the same
Its ok to wait and lie a little low

You need to trust nature
To move and shift things
What was lost is gained again
What was your deepest pain
Becomes a point of pleasure

Change is the only constant
My friend
Move beyond these limitations
Of this now
There is so much more to envision
So much more to accomplish.

Life is meant to flow!

Savvy


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Tree talks

I am always fascinated by nature, especially trees … every tree speaks to us and conveys much beyond its beauty there is much to understand from its shape texture and form.

I find its lessons, often very poignant yet alluring and very inspiring as well.

If you love nature and trees may be you will like this …

Here is an interesting link I came across your birth tree

Looks like my birth tree is closer to the Rowan trees which are known to be the Trees of life 🌳 & the Ash Trees symbolic of spiritual strength as much as longevity and endurance.

Fascinating indeed to learn about the Celtic symbolic representation & personality interpretation of trees.

Savvy


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Nurture Your Passion

Will share something today,that I have been practicing every day for many years now… it has made me a happier person.

Care to spend at least an hour or two a week to pursue your interest or passions.

The emptiness left by not pursuing it distracts more time out of you than pursuing it for a couple of hours a week.

And in time not only do others see you feel more at ease when you are with them; there will also be something wonderful to look forward for yourself!

Savvy