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And life lights up : moments that matter / Alice Taylor, photographs by Emma Byrne.

By: Taylor, Alice, 1938-.
Contributor(s): Byrne, Emma [illustrator.].
Publisher: Dublin : Brandon, 2018Description: 202 p. ill., col. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781788490580.Subject(s): Philosophy of nature
Contents:
Introduction - Golden Moments -- Part 1 AWARENESS. Out of Our Minds -- Meeting the Morning -- Repairs and Maintenance -- Afternoon Tea -- An Ordinary Day -- Finding My Feet -- The Wonder of Wood -- Take Good Care of Me -- Part 2 ROOTS. Beauty from Boredom -- The Gap -- The Well -- The Fort Field -- The Sacred Earth -- Part 3 SPECIAL MOMENTS IN THE GARDEN. Dancing with the Day -- Red and Yellow -- Black Gold -- Blue Brilliance -- Fresh Flowers -- Waiting ... -- The Plantsman -- An Old Tree -- Part 4 SMALL KINDNESSES. The Black Bubble -- Beautiful Mind -- Battered Chalice -- Never Suppress a Good Impulse -- Let It Be -- A Passing Kindness -- Part 5 THEN AND NOW. The Agony and the Ecstasy -- A Time to Write -- From There to Here -- Refeathering the Nest -- It Takes So Long to Say Goodbye -- Both Sides Now
Summary: Let Alice Taylor encourage you to live in the now, to really live your experiences and to treasure the special moments in your life. With Alice as a guide, explore the steps and ways to live a conscious life and focus on the goodness of the world around us. Alice's beautiful and captivating writing is an act of mindfulness in itself, and she shares her favourite moments in life, encouraging us to ponder our own. Alice also inspires the reader to be attentive to the here and now and embrace moments as they arise. A beautiful and enchanting book by a bestselling and celebrated author. Copac
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Introduction - Golden Moments -- Part 1 AWARENESS. Out of Our Minds -- Meeting the Morning -- Repairs and Maintenance -- Afternoon Tea -- An Ordinary Day -- Finding My Feet -- The Wonder of Wood -- Take Good Care of Me -- Part 2 ROOTS. Beauty from Boredom -- The Gap -- The Well -- The Fort Field -- The Sacred Earth -- Part 3 SPECIAL MOMENTS IN THE GARDEN. Dancing with the Day -- Red and Yellow -- Black Gold -- Blue Brilliance -- Fresh Flowers -- Waiting ... -- The Plantsman -- An Old Tree -- Part 4 SMALL KINDNESSES. The Black Bubble -- Beautiful Mind -- Battered Chalice -- Never Suppress a Good Impulse -- Let It Be -- A Passing Kindness -- Part 5 THEN AND NOW. The Agony and the Ecstasy -- A Time to Write -- From There to Here -- Refeathering the Nest -- It Takes So Long to Say Goodbye -- Both Sides Now

Let Alice Taylor encourage you to live in the now, to really live your experiences and to treasure the special moments in your life. With Alice as a guide, explore the steps and ways to live a conscious life and focus on the goodness of the world around us. Alice's beautiful and captivating writing is an act of mindfulness in itself, and she shares her favourite moments in life, encouraging us to ponder our own. Alice also inspires the reader to be attentive to the here and now and embrace moments as they arise. A beautiful and enchanting book by a bestselling and celebrated author. Copac

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