Tag Archives: kindness

A plea for compassion and open-mindedness on Australia Day

Each year as Australia Day approaches — more jingoistic and commercialised every year, it seems — I become unsettled, troubled. Grappling internally to find a compassionate view of what is happening in and to the country of my birth. My … Continue reading

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New moon, new year

I know little about astrology but I did notice, while exploring my lovely new Astrological Calendar and Moon Planting Guide, that there is a new moon (in Capricorn) at 10.15 pm today. Apparently, this happens only occasionally — that the … Continue reading

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An exceptional day

ripples of kindness warming my heart — autumn air brushing sun-smoothed skin  

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Wrap with Love: the power of one

In 1992, Sydney woman Sonia Gidley-King was watching news of the civil war in Mozambique and yearning to do something to help. She decided to gather some friends and bags of leftover wool, and knit blankets. Thus, Wrap with Love … Continue reading

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