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May light prevail

if not now, when? if not me, who? each candle lights a path through darkness

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Deep acceptance

A couple of days ago, the rain began — delightful soft drifty showers with a few heavier falls, especially at night. Temperatures dropped a little. It’s been bliss. It feels as though the big old trees and flowering shrubs and … Continue reading

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Deep acceptance

What a quiet delight it is to return to my blog after more than a month away. It’s been a time of deep reflection, and of careful prioritising in order to make best use of what little energy I have … Continue reading

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Deep acceptance

eternal life stream — deep mysterious flow — we are one communing  

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Giving thanks at Christmas time

peace, serenity family, friends — celebrating love in abundance  

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A plea for compassion and peace

please end gun worship melt them into bicycles pedalling for peace  

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And peace returns

The longer I walk this post-stroke path, the more I understand about the value of allowing deep emotional responses to emerge and find constructive expression. Today, I notice that peace has returned and with it a renewed sense of optimism … Continue reading

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I spend a lot of time alone and silent

In some ways, I am frequently on retreat. A housebound, domestic retreat that challenges my spiritual and mental strength every day. Occasionally, my daughter goes away for a few days, or longer sometimes, and I can spend days without speaking … Continue reading

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Family and friends

A big ‘thank you’ to all those who have commented on recent blog posts – your comments have made me smile a lot and are wonderfully encouraging. The feedback, and many other kindnesses, set me thinking about the perpetual spiralling … Continue reading

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Mindful living

Decades ago I was blessed to hear Thich Nhat Hanh speak at the University of Sydney. He led a walking meditation around the lawns beside and in front of the quadrangle – my introduction to walking meditation. Some years later, … Continue reading

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