There was a time, back in the sixties, when the humble sidewalk verander had seen its days and became the subject of brutal destruction. The sidewalk verander played a pivotal role in protecting the shopper, padestrian and perambulator alike. Until the cleansing late sixties, veranders were as much a part of keeping a community dry […]
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As dawn breaks everything has once again changed and all things remain the same. This is the contradiction presented to us by the variations encountered through sleep. Today gives us different weather, altered sun positioning, an older self, plants which have died and others that have thrived. As the sun shone in some parts of […]
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It seems we have lost our sense of humour! Everything is so important as if the world will break unless we all become so terribly serious and sort through the problems perceived. Where have all the flowers gone? Humour is part of human armoury. A dilution ingredient for the myriad of daily situations confronting […]
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I have been playing some of my favourite music – Arvo Part (Spiegel im Spiegel) and, caught in the moment, cried a little. The world is in somewhat of a crisis of it’s own making. What … Source: A Time for Reflection
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My beautiful garden, with shade and warmth but what else? As a child, my attention always wandered onto the little things around me. The birds overhead, ants trailing along a sun bleached concrete path and enumerable plants and trees in the bush that was my home. I guess I was destined to be a dreamer. […]
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The windows are high The doors flung wide Should I go? It’s safe down here Inside my room Should I go? Did death create Such a mix in my head What if? So very clear The path ahead How can I? … Source: Pathways of Life
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The windows are high The doors flung wide Should I go? It’s safe down here Inside my room Should I go? Did death create Such a mix in my head What if? So very clear The path ahead How can I? There lies the sun And big skies Nothing keeps me Nothing needs me Am […]
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To hold ourselves high in a sea of cloud, defines our inner strength and purpose of mission. Doing so as snow gathers about our feet, piling high as we trudge; is heroic. Throughout this resistance with good humour to keep us company, a rarity. It is in times of difficulty, we begin to understand our […]
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When the bucket list is completed and the visits have taken place, it’s time to lay oneself down and move gracefully from this earthly existence to the spirit world. But what if you just don’t want to go? Such a situation has become real for myself over the last 4 weeks. Not, I might add, […]
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