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 […]Read more "Sunrise on a New Day"
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 […]Read more "Lost in Translation"
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 ReflectionRead more "A Time for Reflection"
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. […]Read more "Now You See It"
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 LifeRead more "Pathways of Life"
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 […]Read more "Pathways of Life"
Aplastic Anaemia Stinks!Read more "Aplastic Anaemia "
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 […]Read more "The Wisdom of Acceptance"
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, […]Read more "The Big Dance"
Having elders in my family is something of a gift. I shall be eternally grateful for the advice, love and willingness my elders have shown me over many years. So to be now confronted with difficult decisions regarding their personal well-being, is confronting. I have an elderly mother and mother-in-law. Both are in splendid health […]Read more "The Long and Winding Path"