Author Archives: Sharon

And It Was Good…. though it may not appear that way.

Cooking for three days in anticipation for dinner on the eve of Rosh Hashona (the Jewish New Year)  has rekindled my belief that if you do what you love, with love, from an open heart, you can rest assured that … Continue reading

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Oops! I forgot

Over twenty years ago, a man I saw for clinical supervision had forgotten our  appointment and was not present when I arrived. Later that day he sent me a message saying, “Please forgive my memory.” I thought that was such … Continue reading

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Thank you

How often do we thank each other for a kindness and thoughtful phone call, a birthday gift or a bowl of soup from a neighbor when we are under the weather? I am sure most of us would say we … Continue reading

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Can’t Wait Till We Can Return to Normal. REALLY?

I hear it often. “Can’t wait till we can return to normal.” And I think to myself, “Really?” Now let me be clear. I am not a heartless creature who wishes suffering or pain on anyone. I am well aware … Continue reading

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Trouble with a T

Over the past few weeks I’ve discovered different natural bush walks and flat walks along the long roads near my house. And I try to walk for the length of the podcasts I love to listen to.Usually around an hour. … Continue reading

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I Get It Now

Transformation -it’s bloody hard! Many years ago I met a young man at a Gestalt therapy training in San Diego. We  had very different way of understanding and practicing our chosen  modality of psychotherapy. One day we were playing with … Continue reading

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Bringing Calm to Chaos: Now Is the Time

As I sit in my home quietly living out the days of quarantine, following my return from Northern Italy I ask myself this question. What was my soul’s intent for this incarnation? What did I want to learn, to understand, … Continue reading

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And We Go Round and Round and Round in the Circle Game

We’re Captive on a Carousel of Time I’m in Venice walking for hours every day. I’m never sure where I’m going unless it’s to the dentist or the hairdresser. Getting lost down a calle ( side street) and turning corners … Continue reading

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How does Spirit Tap you?

How does Spirit tap you?   Does it come on the wings of a bird or through a fallen feather? Does it come through the words of a song or in the whisper of a dream? Does it come whilst you’re … Continue reading

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Do you Clean Up After Yourself?

Seems like a simple and logical question, doesn’t it? When make a mess, say preparing a meal in the kitchen, or find half our wardrobe on the bedroom floor, or when the children leave toys and soap  in the bathroom, … Continue reading

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Separation- Our Illusion

  Recently my children  and I were sharing information about climate change aka global warming especially in relation to the hugely damaging fires still burning around Australia right now.  Extreme weather has caused floods, cyclones and typhoons in the last … Continue reading

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A Thousand Years

In only two weeks it will be one year. One year. A thousand years. It feels the same to me. Some people have said to me, “Wow, one year already . It’s gone so quickly!.” And for those whose rich … Continue reading

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If Only, What If and Why

There are countless times we kick ourselves when we are down especially after someone or something has gone wrong in our lives. Have you ever reprimanded a child only to find out that child actually was not the culprit? Perhaps … Continue reading

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Waiting

Writing has always given me joy, solace and peace of mind. I started writing poetry at the age of 10 and still have those poems pressed into a blue album that has sat on my shelf for over half a … Continue reading

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Beyond building bridges is Becoming the bridge

     When we look at any job or profession there is always the potential to build a  bridge. The gardener. I love gardening. When my garden is in full bloom, as it is now, people pass by and if … Continue reading

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