Tag: beliefs

experience is a teacher

Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again. – Andre Gide As a recovering over-thinker and over-planner, I cannot help but wonder about the active over-thinkers and over-planners and whether they are… Continue Reading “experience is a teacher”

moving at the speed of life

There is so much to see. Really, there is!   Our obsession with speed, with cramming more and more into every minute, means that we race through life instead of actually living it. Our health, diet and relationships suffer. We make mistakes at work.… Continue Reading “moving at the speed of life”

fault lines

A fault line is defined as: a line on a rock surface or the ground that traces a geological fault. a divisive issue or difference of opinion that is likely to have serious consequences. Perhaps we are all familiar with the divisions in the… Continue Reading “fault lines”

circles, ovals and infinity

Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace. – Albert Schweitzer I remember, as a child, a little game in which we all held hands in a circle, sang a little song as we… Continue Reading “circles, ovals and infinity”

tending our gardens

Mary, Mary, quite contrary How does your garden grow? With silver bells and cockleshells And pretty maids all in a row. ¬†– Mother Goose The world is changing. Our communities are changing. Our individual lives are changing. How are we tending our gardens in… Continue Reading “tending our gardens”

stand for or stand against?

Standing against creates resistance. Resistance creates heat. Heat creates inflammation. Inflammation is an early step in the healing process…or, untreated, unseen, unsupported, can lead to infection. Infection, if left untreated, can lead to death. I recently put my toes back in the pool of… Continue Reading “stand for or stand against?”

the fires are burning

  I’ve been enjoying the deep swim into poetry, and I raised my head to look around…and oh my goodness. Our world seems to be descending further…into a darkness that I was hoping we were going to slowly transcend and into more light. I… Continue Reading “the fires are burning”

what we cannot see

Faith is belief in what you cannot see or prove or touch. Faith is walking face-first and full-speed into the dark. – Elizabeth Gilbert It can be said, that some among us fear that which we cannot see. It can also be said, that… Continue Reading “what we cannot see”

how are you?

How are you? I really mean it. I would really¬†like to know how you are. Most times, we are asked how we are, and most of those who ask, don’t really want to hear a full answer. I do. When I ask, I really… Continue Reading “how are you?”

upside down

Dear Readers… I feel sure that many of you are watching the news…and are keeping a safe distance from it. A steady diet of it is not what any of us need. This is a time when our ability to observe the world, our… Continue Reading “upside down”

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