Savvy Raj

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Breathing free

A beautiful share

“She sat at the back and they said she was shy,
She led from the front and they hated her pride,
They asked her advice and then questioned her guidance,
They branded her loud, then were shocked by her silence,
When she shared no ambition they said it was sad,
So she told them her dreams and they said she was mad,
They told her they’d listen, then covered their ears,
And gave her a hug while they laughed at her fears,
And she listened to all of it thinking she should,
Be the girl they told her to be best as she could,
But one day she asked what was best for herself,
Instead of trying to please everyone else,
So she walked to the forest and stood with the trees,
She heard the wind whisper and dance with the leaves,
She spoke to the willow, the elm and the pine,
And she told them what she’d been told time after time,
She told them she felt she was never enough,
She was either too little or far far too much,
Too loud or too quiet, too fierce or too weak,
Too wise or too foolish, too bold or too meek,
Then she found a small clearing surrounded by firs,
And she stopped…and she heard what the trees said to her,
And she sat there for hours not wanting to leave,
For the forest said nothing, it just let her breathe”

-Unknown


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On Gentleness of Being

Life is precious
And so are relationships
Remember, gentle is the way 
When you walk with another
There is much you do not know
You never know the hidden truths
For some wounds are deep and invisible.
So walk gently, care sincerely live lovingly

Savvy


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IN THIS NOW

There is always a reason

We know not yet

Trust life to deliver

Know life is a puzzle

Every piece fits perfectly eventually

Keep your faith alive

And celebrate the life you have

In this now

Savvy


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Magic of New Beginnings…

One of my favorite quotes:

“Tomorrow I’ll think of some way… after all, tomorrow is another day.

Scarlett O’Hara in Gone With the Wind

This post is a dedication to a hopeful spirit.

No matter the calamities

No matter the challenges that come along…

In moments of deep despair

Know there is light around the corner

When the night turns dark

Know the dawn awaits full of light

Keep the faith & trust there is always more

In the infinite abundance

When one door closes

Another opens they say!

Keep the hope alive in your heart

And trust the magic of new beginnings💙

Savvy


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Partner with peace

Value of power of peace within you…

Today in this moment
Are you ready 
To partner with peace
Do you have the power
Of a grateful  heart
That knows to live light
And waltz in harmony with life!

Savvy


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Heartprints of Serendipity

How intuitive are you?

Do u sense the subtlety

In nature and its mystical ways

Of sending signs and symbols your way?

For you to understand perspectives

Beyond assumptions & notions

To create an insightful vision

Of the unfolding realms

Of the possibilities in the potential.

There is always a reason

Why you are gifted with intuitive intellect.

Consider ways to use it for goodwill

Think larger, widen your perspectives

For the world at large

Can you use this subtlety of knowing

And leave heartprints of Serendipity?

Savvy


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Path of Equanimity

Peace begins in our hearts

In our actions in awareness

Peace spreads its wings

Unfolding its magic

Interspersing the seeds of peace

In the hearts of humans

When we embrace ourselves

With all our conflicts and chaos

With our inexplicable challenges

We embrace the peace

Already deeply embedded within

In between and betwixt

The rest and movement

Peace regenerates itself

In the middle path

Peace finds its balance.

In the path of Equanimity

Savvy


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Art of Self Removal

Throwback to last week when I recorded a demo and forgot about it 

Shown here is one of the riskiest parts of the process — removing myself from the fragile balance without disturbing it.

In order to balance something like this, I usually need to basically wrap my body around it while sitting and building.. using knees to hug / stabilize the lower section(s) like a scaffold. But once I find zero, I need to remove my body without causing the structure to collapse.. on my body.. it’s when I’m most vulnerable.

But as seen here, I keep my gaze firmly on the structure while maneuvering my body away. It’s like a weird hyper focus where I’m spatially entranced on the relative positions of the rocks, and if any data point deviates from the whole, I have maybe a second to react before it becomes dangerous, especially for my left hand here which is planted on the stump I was sitting on, hoisting my body away.. if that top decides to fall on that hand, bones would likely break… not a situation where I can afford to break focus.

Some self removals are easier than others — it really just depends on a firm hold for my right hand behind me, the sensitivity of the structure itself, and what the wind is doing..

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This post made me think further on

The Art of Self Removal

In any creation

The creator is inextricably

Interweaved in the tapestry of creation

And yet the Creator detaches the self

To step away from the creation

Distinguishing the completion

Of one phase of the creation

For it to begin it’s own journey of being

Savvy


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Real joy!

This is a must read true incident share…

“I want to remember your face so that when I meet you in heaven, I will be able to recognise you and thank you once again.”

When Nigerian billionaire Femi Otedola in a telephone interview, was asked by the radio presenter, “Sir what can you remember made you a happiest man in life?”

Femi said:
“I have gone through four stages of happiness in life and finally I understood the meaning of true happiness.”

The first stage was to accumulate wealth and means. But at this stage I did not get the happiness I wanted.

Then came the second stage of collecting valuables and items. But I realised that the effect of this thing is also temporary and the lustre of valuable things does not last long.

Then came the third stage of getting big projects. That was when I was holding 95% of diesel supply in Nigeria and Africa. I was also the largest vessel owner in Africa and Asia. But even here I did not get the happiness I had imagined.

The fourth stage was the time a friend of mine asked me to buy wheelchair for some disabled children. Just about 200 kids.

At the friend’s request, I immediately bought the wheelchairs.

But the friend insisted that I go with him and hand over the wheelchairs to the children. I got ready and went with him.

There I gave these wheel chairs to these children with my own hands. I saw the strange glow of happiness on the faces of these children. I saw them all sitting on the wheelchairs, moving around and having fun.

It was as if they had arrived at a picnic spot where they are sharing a jackpot winning.

I felt REAL joy inside me. When I decided to leave one of the kids grabbed my legs. I tried to free my legs gently but the child stared at my face and held my legs tightly.

I bent down and asked the child: Do you need something else?

The answer this child gave me not only made me happy but also changed my attitude to life completely. This child said:
“I want to remember your face so that when I meet you in heaven, I will be able to recognise you and thank you once again.”

What would you be remembered for after you leave that office or place?

Will anyone desire to see your face again where it all matters?

How about trying to touch lives and make a positive difference in our own individual ways?.


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On Resilience

Embossed Artwork by Savvy Raj

My above artwork titled  ‘Spirit of Resilience ‘  is about arising with our inner strength amidst the chaos  and finding and building the strength in each other to bloom again .

We are oneness in the myriad manifestations, of the creator, the spirit of tenacity carries us through beyond the unsumountable odds!

With deep belief in the power of positive heartfields, I request my readers to please join me from where you are in heartfelt prayers for restoring health, hope,love, faith & peace to all the affected lives in the challenges & crisis across the world. 💙🙏💙

Savvy


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Preciousness of Peace

Peace is a state of being
More than just a state of mind
Peace needs consistent practice
You have to nurture your heart
Towards a state of peaceful being

The mind wanders in a million ways
The heart flutters at a moment’s notice
Such is the way of life and living
So let your dancing heart & mind
Find their way towards coexistence
Acknowledging each of their diverse states.

Let their potential converge to strengthen
Let the sense of peace be understood well
Until peace becomes of a way of life.
Care to protect your peace.

Savvy


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Connections

As you move forward

In expansiveness & inclusiveness

In the spirit of collaboration

Than mere competition

Gradually you begin to sense the strength

In the circle of conscious connections.

Savvy


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Saddle up

“Your dreams will manifest when your effort is always directed towards the larger good…than just personal success.

Cos then the universe powers your dreams to reality . Think before you act “

Savvy


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Grace of Gratitude

In deepest turmoil
Choose  the power of Gratitude
For in its positive  intentions
And glory of goodwill
Life turns harmonious
Every things aligns perfectly
And music resounds its magical melodies
All is well once again

Gratitude is gratefulness
In acceptance & acknowledgement
Of the grace in goodness
Bestowed  upon us
No storm is too strong  in its wake
Glory to the Gladiator of Hearts
The chaperone of connectedness
That seeks to invoke the strength
In these interconnects in life & living
For no man is too strong
As much as all of us together
I bow to the grace of Gratitude!

Savvy


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Unique Beyond Compare

Your deepest beliefs

Can make or break you

Understand you come from abundance

You are blessed with uniqueness

Your uniqueness is beyond compare

When you are aware of this truth

You shine from where you are!

This simple truth sets you free

Beyond preconceived notions

Beyond perceptions and prejudices

Liberating you from doubts & assumptions

To be all that you can truly be!

Savvy