Savvy Raj

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Perspective.

The light shines from above in congruence

On top of the mountain

As much as on the land and trees

The light knows not the difference.

It’s purpose is to shine …

The snow capped mountains receive it

And disperse it in reflections.

And the light melts the snow

To let it flow like a river.

While it’s a different path for the tree.

The tree takes it to grow and bloom

As the light helps the flowers blossom.

Nature teaches amazing grace

To flow as much as to grow

To let go as much as to flourish

Lessons that come in the envisioning

Source is the same

It is all in the choices

In the knowing

What to do

With the source…

All is a perspective of light!

Savvy

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On Expressions

An Expression is full of intent
Full of focus and determination
Seems far removed from submission
Let alone the letting go.

And yet in the juxtaposition…
To flow with the eloquence of grace
Exists the enigma of the elusive
The surrealism of subtlety
Of approach & demeanour
Of action and intention.

For in the wisdom of every movement
Is the potential of the now…
To capture or to connect
To be bound or to blend
All is a choice within us.

Savvy


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Creativity & Humility

Creativity is innate potential.

Deeply entwined in humility

In every realisation of potential infinite

Creation manifests itself time and again.

So much to know and understand

So much to learn and discover

So much to explore and fathom

Lifetimes are never enough

Such is the potential of the infinitum.

Creativity is embedded and enmeshed with emotions. To create is to connect with the core and the depth of the being.

Savvy

In the flow of creation

Is the acknowledgement

Of the letting go

In the depth of creation

There is only pure potential

Where I, Me or Myself

Ego plays ceases to exist.

Expressions are conceived

In the potentials intention

They will find purpose

In the very strength of intention

That elevates consciousness

Beyond pride and prestige

Beyond fame and fortune.

As creativity tunes in to sense

The subtlest of emotion.

In the shaping and the blending

From thoughts to action

Creativity and humility

Go hand in hand in sublimity.

Have you any experience on the interconnects of creativity and humility? Do care to share.

A few of my posts related to Creativity

https://wp.me/p6a0yZ-2Pj

https://savvyraj.com/2018/08/21/art-creating-the-symphony-of-life/

https://savvyraj.com/2018/07/23/10-tools-to-manifest-creative-flow/

On Creativity https://savvyraj.com/2018/04/01/on-creativity/


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3 day Lyric Challenge’Day 2

Challenge accepted.

Day 2.

My sincere thanks to Dr Sridhar for nominating me for a ‘3-day Lyric Challenge’
Please do check his wonderful blog at
Philosophy Through Photography

https://philosophyviaphotos.wordpress.com

And delve into the philosophical angle of his photos which is his interest as well.
Hence the apt title.

My choice for Day 2 lyrical challenge is

Blowin’ in the Wind

Bob Dylan

How many roads must a man walk down
Before you call him a man?
How many seas must a white dove sail
Before she sleeps in the sand?
Yes, ‘n’ how many times must the cannon balls fly
Before they’re forever banned?
The answer, my friend, is blowin’ in the wind
The answer is blowin’ in the wind

Yes, ‘n’ how many years can a mountain exist
Before it’s washed to the sea?
Yes, ‘n’ how many years can some people exist
Before they’re allowed to be free?
Yes, ‘n’ how many times can a man turn his head
And pretend that he just doesn’t see?
The answer, my friend, is blowin’ in the wind
The answer is blowin’ in the wind

Yes, ‘n’ how many times must a man look up
Before he can see the sky?
Yes, ‘n’ how many ears must one man have
Before he can hear people cry?
Yes, ‘n’ how many deaths will it take till he knows
That too many people have died?
The answer, my friend, is blowin’ in the wind
The answer is blowin’ in the wind

Songwriters: Bob Dylan

Blowin’ in the Wind lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Audiam, Inc

Today my nominees to this challenge are:

1 Maxim https://themaximoblog.wordpress.com/

maximoco@gmx.co.uk

2 Anne Copeland https://allinadaysbreath.wordpress.com/

3 https://thejetsetgocouple.com/

Rules:
1.Thank the person who nominated you.
2. Share one of your favourite song/lyrics one at a time for three days.
3. Nominate three other bloggers each day.

Savvy Raj
http://www.savvyraj.com


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Light of Life.

In the vastness of the dark
A single candle makes a difference
It illuminates and creates interest
It draws attention and focus
For it casts a riveting spell
It attracts life towards it
For it is light of Life itself.

Light and dark
Fill the void
With their own potential
There is much that is yet dark
Yet even a glimmer of light
Sends out a message there is hope

The purpose of light
Is to shine on its path
In spite of the darkness
The essence of light
Is never hidden too long
Although the light
May cross paths with darkness

The nature of light
Is to shine on…
No matter the darkness
For it cannot remain
Too long in the pocket
Suppressed or subdued.

It shares from wherever it can
In every direction and distance
And when it stir up on some reflections
And has pushed those shadows behind
It knows it has fulfilled its presence

Light is all encompassing
All allowing and fearless
Lighting paths of darkness
In clarity and understanding

In the utter dark of the night
Its presence needs a little wait
In both patience and perseverance
To envision the mighty rays
The dawn of its true potential

In Lighting the hearts
Aflame in purpose
In beauty of the envisioning…
The potential of possibilities

Light of Life
You are on your own
From the moment you birth
And you are enough for you

Savvy

This poem is a reflection of my thoughts after reading my good friend Anne Copeland’s verses on Lady of Light.

https://wp.me/paaMAw-2A .And while you are there you should also check out her very interesting blog All In a Days Breath.


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Honour the Body

Your body confidence begins with honouring the body. Find ways for self care that nourishes the temple of your abode. Treat yourself well.

Savvy

The Art of Self Management.

Honour and value the body.

It is truly the only one you have.

Disrespecting the body

Creates disease from within

Managing the self is to value your potential.

Integrating the spirit and the soul

Is to align the thoughts and actions

And to realise the infinite possibilities

In balance of the heart and mind.

Care for your body. Nurture it .

And take control of your health.

Respect the body for your life is in it!

Savvy


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What’s your favourite style of dance, and why?

As a Ballroom & Latin dance educator, many students have asked me what my favourite dance style is…
It is said that each style is like a language. Personally, I also think of different dance styles as having a “mood” that goes with them. I guess it’s not surprising that I do like lots of “happy” or “joyous” styles of dance. But I really do like the variety of dances for the variety of moods and it’s amazing ability in bringing a sense of balance. If I was stuck to dancing in one style, I would probably get bored after a while (I know that sounds strange). But it’s one of the reasons I really like dancing a variety of dances.

The Tango (for its intensity and passion at play as much as its fancy footwork)

And dancing the Waltz (for the heady glide, the rise and fall and its romantic sway).

Love the Rumba for it certainly is the dance of love… the song Everyday I love you, immediately comes to mind. But this performance by Slavik and Karina is quite riveting.

Happen to like the Cha cha for its stylish moves as much as its teasing spirit …that kind of speaks, this is my move … now, what’s yours?

I love the Jive for its lively spirit. You can truly never be sad after a little Jive/ Swing and Rock and roll. What say? At least it has always been a happy dance for me.

Really fond of it as much as the Samba for its lively bounce, so full of joyfulness.

Then of course comes the Foxtrot that feels like a wonderful conversation a dialogue between the steps

I also like the Merengue with its simple marching steps and executing many inter-looping turns almost feeling like a pretzel.

And how can I leave the Bachata for its engaging sensuality as those dancing hips don’t lie, they say it all and much much more…

Dances are so many and styling makes it even more unique.

In fact, I enjoy all these dances and more for their unique expressions – just one style would get boring.

The trick is to flow with the music and your partner whatever the dance and partake in the pleasure of dancing together in the now.

To actually be able to enjoy dancing to the varied music styles that would be a real treat. All the more reasons to learn and train in more than just one dance style :))

Do share your thoughts on dance and if you love to dance, what your favourite style of dance is…

I would be glad to learn and read more.

Savvy