25th April is Anzac Day in Australia. It commemorates the 26,111 Australian casualties, including 8,141 deaths, when young men were sent to their deaths in the Gallipoli campaign of World War 1, along with forces from New Zealand, the start of the Anzac tradition. This figure doesn’t include those who lost their lives from other … More And the Band Played Waltzing Mathilda
Do not go gentle into that good night. Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Today, my friends, I want to present the modern-day Yellow Brick Road – Yellow for Cowardice; Brick for Stupidity and Road … well, more like a trail in the sky of missiles hitting Syria and possibly paving the way … More Rage, Rage, Against the Dying of the Light!
Let Us Live In Love Peace Paradise On Earth – Poem by Terence George Craddock (afterglows echoes of starlight) teaching the lesson love heals is a difficult task for adults to absorb, adults taught punishment examples not tolerance in early entire childhood behavioural control upbringing the stick the rod taught harsh discipline might is … More Love Letter to Planet Earth
For Presence Awaken to the mystery of being here and enter the quiet immensity of your own presence. Have joy and peace in the temple of your senses. Receive encouragement when new frontiers beckon. Respond to the call of your gift and the courage to follow its path. Let the flame of anger free you … More For Presence and Mystery
I was looking through Van Gogh’s vast gift of his artwork to humanity and pondering the fact that, despite all his hardships and lack of financial success while he was alive, this amazing artist persisted with his bountiful, wonderful paintings. It surely is a reminder to us all that inspiration arises from the Divine, from … More The Grace of Devotion
I know that this is reprinted many times, but I love this poem by Mary Oliver and wanted to share it again. The Journey One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began, though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice — though the whole house began to tremble and … More The Journey – Mary Oliver
To honour the courage, hope and unity of all those young people and their supporters standing up, organising and fighting for gun control and the right of young people to an education free of the fear of violence. Come gather ’round people Wherever you roam And admit that the waters Around you have grown And … More The World Tree of Hope & Unity