Category Archives: Love & loss, grief & joy

Take a risk, what is there to lose?

A year for taking risks. For leaping into your own life, into your own unfolding future. When did you last risk everything for a chance to live your life, this life that the soft gentle voice whispering in the depths … Continue reading

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The love window

Some kiss we want – by Rumi There is some kiss we want with our whole lives, the touch of spirit on the body. Seawater begs the pearl to break its shell. And the lily, how passionately it needs some … Continue reading

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What are we doing?

Since my house burned down I now have a better view Of the rising moon Haiku by Basho It has been difficult to come to this writing these past months.  To write from the heart as I have committed to … Continue reading

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A fool’s journey

By David Whyte In that first hardly noticed moment in which you wake, coming back to this life from the other more secret, moveable and frighteningly honest world where everything began, there is a small opening into the new day … Continue reading

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Silence, the answer

We fear the silence The letting go The being alone The death that comes But only in the silence             When all is quiet             When the breath can be heard             When the sound of this moment arrives Do … Continue reading

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When death is the secret

When death is the secret             No words utter its name             No doors open to the light When death is the secret             Gazes slip away             Not to be met or linger When death is the secret             … Continue reading

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Rituals of life

Space. Time. Tea. Water. Chair. Quiet. All things necessary for re-starting this ritual of writing again.  Having gotten through the rituals of the end and now the beginning of the year.  The annual almost four week country wide shut down … Continue reading

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