Daily Gratitude

Today I’m grateful for… Dreaming of new ways to approach long-standing challenges, and feeling brave enough to give them another try, even if I fail. Finding unexpected joys and delightful beauty springing up overnight. Being pro-active rather than reactive regarding my health, my body, and my well-being. Emerging long-term aspirations that excite and inspire me, … More Daily Gratitude

breathing in the fullness of the moon (the fullness of my heart)

Dusk, and the full moon rising. Birdsong all around; traffic in the distance cicadas flexing their tymbals in between.   Breathing in the soft breeze, grass-scented and subtle. Stillness, after a day of constant movement.   Open-hearted, I am suffused with peace, gratitude, awe, joy. Perfectly content to breathe in this moment, each second flowing … More breathing in the fullness of the moon (the fullness of my heart)

quietening the mind

The stillness of a moment Of just being. Breathing into inner silence Without the incessant chatter of my mind (judging, approving, and constantly narrating); Seeing what is around and within me without need to hold onto, change, react to or filter it. Peace sits within my heart (so deeply familiar, yet it became so rare) … More quietening the mind

Letting Go

Thank you Christine for placing this lovely quote in my path today. “Letting go means just what it says. It’s an invitation to cease clinging to anything — whether it be an idea, a thing, an event, a particular time, or view, or desire. It is a conscious decision to release with full acceptance into … More Letting Go

My Life Philosophy

(I wrote this yesterday but didn’t get to post it). My sister reposted an article by David Wong, published on the 16th July, entitled A 60 Second Guide to Learning the Awful Truth About Yourself, on facebook. I very seldom click on these things – I don’t believe in ‘quick fixes’ and think most such … More My Life Philosophy

More Than Just An Act

The first email I read yesterday morning was from a friend who is also reading Andrew Pike’s ‘The Talking Stick’, and who wrote, ‘Actually just read the bit about balancing acts – so your blog post was well timed.’ ‘Oh dear,’ I thought, ‘I’d better catch up!’ I picked up the book shortly thereafter, and … More More Than Just An Act