The time has come for me to press pause on the blog and take some time out to recharge my creative batteries.
Leave your heart to wander…
The treasure I was being directed to
An ability to entertain the uncomfortable.
It sometimes feels like we have nothing left to give, and yet…
May 12th is International Awareness Day for Chronic Immunological and Neurological Diseases (CIND) so here are a few words today in honour of the Lady with the Lamp.
… and am free.
Lest We Forget
This, too, was a gift.
To clear your path.
What remains? Nature.
… Isn’t it splendid?!
This is the time to be slow
Do not be afraid of your difficulties.
For a seed to achieve its greatest expression, it must come completely undone.
Following on from my meditation journey post, I thought I would share some of my favorite meditation apps, teachers and people!
Why, who makes much of a miracle?
Depends on our dispositions
I wish none of this had happened.
Wherever you are, at any moment, try and find something beautiful.
When I am among the trees
So often we can fall into the trap of assuming that someone is naturally gifted with skills, habits and traits. But what if they weren’t born like that and worked hard to be that person?
Hope is like the sun.
“You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, who had ever been alive.” ― James Baldwin
You can not prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair. – Chinese Proverb
The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word ‘crisis’. One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger – but recognise the opportunity. – John F. Kennedy
In order to love who you are, you cannot hate the experiences that shaped you. – Andrea Dykstra
I would love to introduce you to The Poetry Pharmacy. If you are a poetry beginner, or a literary lover, I am certain that you will find joy and comfort within these pages.
Knowing who and when to share your story with takes skill and awareness, and can be incredibly supportive and rewarding.