Tag Archives: courage

Watershed year!

What a year it has been.  A year of much water flowing, cascading, sometimes even bucketing down.  Perhaps even a watershed year.  Many tears shed, much pain experienced.  Lots of laughter, joy, and love too.  Many bridges built and crossed, … 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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Know your beasts

“To ‘listen’ another soul into a condition of disclosure may be almost the greatest service that any human being ever performed for another.”  Steere   Know the beast, name the beast, learn to have some tea together.  This is something … Continue reading

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From me to you: Day9: Caregiving

Originally posted on justanotherspoonie:
As a parent with health conditions or parent to a child(ren) with health conditions, what do you hope you’re doing right? As I am neither a parent with health conditions, or one who has a child…

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Hiding in the corners

Circles and squares, shapes without any corners and shapes with many, have been dancing themselves through my mind’s eye these past days and weeks.  Finding myself noticing themes in nature and in human nature that play themselves out with or … Continue reading

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Our imperfect beings

Well.  It has been a while.  Remarkable how difficult it can be to get back into the habit of writing once away from it for some time.  There have been many themes ruminating around my mind these past weeks but … Continue reading

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