Savvy Raj

Live Life Lovingly!


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On Acceptance

The Road to Acceptance has many challenges in the learnings… not often easy, but certainly transforming in one way or the other.

Like there are many aspects to understanding
In acceptance there are many perspectives
Acceptance is not giving up or being in the same place.
To me a practice of acceptance is an ability to respect the now and in turn acknowledge the transient nature of everything.
To accept then is to be able to have a feel or a vision of the situation as it is experienced in the now.

The Paradox of acceptance is being defenseless to yin and yangs of life and living. Yet to envision that acceptance comes from a place of strength, is to be able to understand that we are not one entity but made of many parts that matter to the whole.
So the stance of acceptance is about flow & movements in the stillness , in hope to evolve in time along with the changes.

Savvy


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Making peace with the now

On letting go ….

Making peace with the now
Very easy they say
Follow the breath
And peace flows
Yet…
We all know
That it is quite a task
To be consistent
That’s how life is!

Such is truth in itself
In this now
As every moment
Gives in to the new
We are meant to be
To learn and unlearn

Our senses
Our emotions
Challenge us in the changes
Our system takes a toll
Our beliefs turn around
In soul searching ways…

And then we learn to see
The moment as it presents itself
All judgements & assumptions
All prejudices & preconceived notions
All fade away into the oblivion

We live in this moment
In engagement again
But with this now
Without forgetting what’s gone
But forgiving times by gone
For only then we make space
For peace to flow in…

Savvy


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Giving meaning to life

Life and living…

Every life has a purpose all its own.

Life is what you make of it.

Make it memorable

Make it meaningful

Live to sense the magic of life.

Savvy


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Breathe in Peace

Own your breath

Inhale the good

Let go the spurious

Anything that never matters

Is bound to bounce off.

What is necessary receive

With atmost regard.

Your breathe holds the key

Unlock the healing potential

As you breathe deeper

With all of your awareness

In every inhale and exhale.

Breathe in peace.

Savvy


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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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Signs

There are signs that seem to appear

Out of nowhere

That make us hope, have faith

That help retain our trust

That shows the way

In our darkest hours.

There is a communion

Of our senses with our soul

A beautiful serendipitous wave

That washes through us

To bring clarity along the way.

The truth is always with you…

Guiding us to believe

To see the bigger picture.

To know nothing is accidental

There is always something more.

Savvy


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A Cup Of Cheer

Someone the other day asked me, are you a coffee or tea person.

I wonder…

All my life so far, have never been a coffee or tea person.
But of late I am sensing what a cup of steaming hot goodness can do for my spirit.

It’s not a tea or coffee that I want,
Its a cup of cheer, that soothes me and rejuvenates me .
Sure its not a habit so far , but it certainly good to pause every once in a while and take a sip and sense the world a little bit more in time.

My favorites …

I love the plain old ginger lemon & honey tea. Or even like a herb/ spice infused cinammon tea!

As for coffee very rarely, I enjoy the aroma of filtered South Indian coffee.

But the reason I drink a cup of goodness and what I would want most is…

Something that warms my heart
Something that sweetens my thoughts
Something that allows me to pause
To rest a while to gather my self.

What about you?
Are you a coffee or tea person?
Do you need it as your morning wake me up?
Do you have a craving for tea or coffee?
Do share if you are fond of coffee or tea & why?

Savvy


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Becons of Hope

Your choice to be who you are

Rests with you.

You choose the way you behave

Your attitude to life is your own.

Your behavior is yours to own.

Show up for yourself

Choose to be the best you can!

Choose to leave a heart print of hope

Whenever you can

Wherever you are.

The world will thank your being.

For thats what the world needs most.

Savvy


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On Awakenings


Awaken the spirit
From the slumber
Arise to a new day
As you begin a new way
Acknowledge the circle of life
Of awareness in the awakenings
That’s all-encompassing in flow
Than just inward or just outward
Live with hope of transcending
The limitations of knowing the self.
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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Whats your focus on?

Choose to focus on building than breaking

Choose to generate than disintegrate

Choose to see the hope than hopelessness.

Where and what is your focus on?

Focus on good choices,

As you clarify your intentions

In appreciation than criticism

You begin building bridges

Of hope in possibilities

You create hope than insecurities

Your focused positive approach

Yields you to do more, much much more!

Savvy


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A beautiful way to be!

A beautiful way to be…

Bask in freedom of being

Dance with life in every now!

Stride confidently, every step you take.

Believe there is a purpose to your being!

Savvy


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Live Love Laugh!

In Laughter is the shedding

Of the spurious

A cleansing of the hearts

A bridging of joys in this now!

In laughter is the clearing

Of the burdens

A lightness of being

A healing of the spirits

For Laughter makes you sense

The happiness of this now!

Laugh a little more everyday!

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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Power of Great Intentions

In a world so self obsessed

In a world so often neglected

In a world where time is always priced.

In a world where love comes with clauses

In a world of vulnerability of human frailties

It is so very important to awaken

In hope of transcending

With possibilities of good intentions

A prayer in hope of health and peace for the good of all!

Savvy