Category Archives: Being Here and Now

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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Smile and the World Smiles With You….

Recently I was waiting in a line waiting to go to the “Ladies” and the person in front of me started to sing. She was not giving us a concert or trying to show her fine voice. She just started … Continue reading

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Poles Apart- or are we?

There is a question I sometimes ask myself. I don’t like the question. More to the point I don’t like answering it. Inevitably my answer always begins with a confident “no”, but then it morphs into a ‘maybe’ and usually … Continue reading

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Love, Love, Love

The Wisdom of the Lion. Part 4 What is Wisdom? It is the integration of Knowledge with Experience. Who is the Lion? It is Me. It is You. Recently I was working with a couple and he was saying that his … Continue reading

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Follow Your Heart- Lion Wisdom part III

A transcript Tell them, to follow their heart. Thats all very well to say we must follow our heart but how do you know if you are really following your heart? I did not say you must. I said “follow … Continue reading

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Beyond Pushing……there is a world of Possibility

The Wisdom of the Lion Part 2.    “There is a great deal of pushing in our world. Most of it comes from greed, fear or anger. Lions only push their children to keep them safe. If they eat when it … Continue reading

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Why Do We Get Sick?

Why Do We Get Sick? We have all been there. Everything appears to be going well and then we wake up with a headache or sore throat, flu or back-ache. We discover we have a pain in the neck, aching … Continue reading

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Birth-day Blessing

How can it be? I can forget what I did yesterday. I can even forget why I went to the supermarket as soon as I arrive. But I remember every second of an event 35 years ago that changed my … Continue reading

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What a ( confusing) Year!

Personally, politically, privately and publically. What a year! What a brilliant, bloody, bastard of a year. We all have stories to tell, memories we will never forget, grief that has not yet healed, plans that blossomed and plans that were crushed. This leap year created … Continue reading

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When do we Fall….up?

It’s not the first tme. I fell down a flight of stairs about 12 years ago. Nothing broken but oh the pain. So you would think I had learned  my lesson. and heard the warning to stop doing and doing and doing so … Continue reading

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One More Day

I’ll let you in on a secret. It’s a bit embarrassing but heh, what the heck. I love leap years. To be more precise, I love February 29. I don’t recall anything particularly memorable happening on February 29, however since … Continue reading

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Who have you become and Who are you willing to be?

  The minute I opened my eyes on the first day of the year the world seemed a little brighter. The sun streamed into my room and I felt a ripple of joy that once again, I have a clean … Continue reading

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A Monumental Challenge

I set myself up. Unwittingly, its true but the ripples of the past two years have at times almost drowned me, occasionally pushed me over the edge and a couple of times saw the end of old friendships. Many years … Continue reading

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Are You Sleeping Beauty?

As long as we are present in our lives, there is nothing at all to wait for. Being one who strives to live every moment in the present, I was recently shocked to realize how much I am in a state … Continue reading

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Home is Where the Heart Is

Home is Where the Heart Is I sit on my bed, in our little room, with its white walls and shuttered windows and wondering what is the significance of not having a home. A year overdue our  home in Sydney … Continue reading

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