Tag Archives: journey

Preparing to be unprepared

Life many times can be confusing and challenging. We may find we live life with the intention to grow our sense of self-awareness and well being with each new day but can be thrown off balance by events, thoughts, and … 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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Dung beetle love story

For the past few months there has been much in the news detailing recent scientific observations of my favorite beetle.  The dung beetle, a most amazing creature.  One that has been a totem of mine for quite some time with … Continue reading

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Skull and crossbones

Sitting again today in my favorite orthodox colleague’s office as he puts up a drip for my daughter.  A dear kind soul and friend who listened deeply to my story of distress and worry, earlier this past year, when few … 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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Livid and the colour grey

That morning, an encounter, that will long be seared into the wrinkling folds of my brain.  I was running late, knowing they would be waiting.  A teenager and his family, cared for by our team over the past weeks, my … Continue reading

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Paying attention to the heart

“I also have one of those organs!” she said, hand over her heart, clasping with all her strength,  “A real heart!”  Eyes wide with wonder and surprise.  I had been leading a short session last week with some care workers.  … Continue reading

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