Category Archives: Being Here and Now

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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A Floating Utopia

We have been cruising on and off for the passed 5 years and every time we do I get so excited. Sure it’s fun to be going on a holiday and especially to be taken across the vast oceans to … Continue reading

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Listening to the Heart in Spirit Island

Travelling across Canada with Oren is one of the great trips of our lives. I have taken hundreds of photos from trains, coaches, on foot, walking through canyons and across bridges. But today my heart whispered not here. We travelled … Continue reading

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How Can Death Enhance Our Life?

Last month I wrote a piece about Grief.  This month I want to ask you this question. How can death enhance our life above and beyond anything else? Five weeks ago my husband had a stroke. Although there is still … Continue reading

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Grief

I watched my friend stand beside her son yesterday. Tears dragging the inexpressible grief down her drawn face as she bent her head, too heavy with loss to hold up without the chest of her beloved of over half a … Continue reading

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When We Become Complacent …..

Traditions intersect tomorrow as Jews and Christians the world over, celebrate their traditions. Many Christians will commemorate the Last Supper and the crucifixion of the Master Teacher Jesus. And many Jewish people will also come together to begin the 8-day … Continue reading

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Some Stories are Worth Repeating

In  November 2005 I went to Assisi alone. It was a long awaited pilgrimage. I wanted to connect to the energy of the beloved Saint Francis of Assisi but I also knew, as with all pilgrimages, the very thing you … Continue reading

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Who do You want to Be … when you grow up?

Do you have a Calling? Many of us remember being asked, “What do you want to be when you grow up?”  We gave answers according to our own dreams, our parent’s dreams, our teachers ‘dreams and sometimes even our friends’ … Continue reading

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