Finding One’s Way

Living in the dark is how I all too often feel. I grope my way through life without any meaningful direction. In the scheme of things I may be considered off the grid when it comes to success. Sure, I have lots of achievements in one way or another but I do not flaunt fancy…

Motherhood

Nothing prepares you. Not really. No amount of reading. No amount of conversation with friends or family. No amount of time spent with nieces, nephews, children of friends. Nothing truly prepares you for becoming a mother except the act of creation and birth itself. Well, to be more accurate, not even birth can prepare you;…

Becoming Authentic…….a journey to the heart.

Look up the word authentic and you will find its meaning described as being of undisputed origin; not a copy, genuine. But what does it really mean to consider oneself authentic? Are we naturally so? Or does the fabric of our nature get lost in the overwhelming tides of emotion, responsibility and social conditioning? To…

What’s in a Label?

Who are we really? Are we unique individuals each with a story to tell? Or are we part of something more, something that stretches way beyond our ability to comprehend? Do we live in a world where familiarity and the expected are satisfactory to living or are we part of a chaotic, unpredictable yet stunningly beautiful…

Soulful approach to living

We all face periods of change, upheaval, emotional trauma and illness in our lives with the passing of time. How we approach these experiences will greatly affect their influence upon us. The more resistance we carry the more challenging the experience becomes. When we do not allow events or circumstances to simply be, instead choosing…

Gilded Rooks

In the darkness there stands before me a host of gilded Rooks. Amongst the branches of a golden bough. Their chatter and clamour fill my senses, overwhelming me as I dare to step beyond the void and enter into the great beyond. Together, they come to roost. Together they speak of things unknown, that I…

A Call to Love (Not to Arms)

I see everywhere about me the pillars of progress, industry, fashion and necessity, all designed to ease our living. I do not stand in the way of progress but I do question the quality of the life we have created for ourselves here. Look underneath and below the surface, peer into the cracks and crevices, peel away the…