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
Soul Songlines – paths of your soul’s journey in this incarnation. Piglet’s Song Let’s find a Way today, that can take us to tomorrow. We’ll follow that Way, A Way like flowing water. Let’s leave behind, the things that do not matter. And we’ll turn our lives, to a more important chapter. Let’s take the … More Soul Songlines
Without a thought or a word, she let go. She let go of fear. She let go of judgments. She let go of the confluence of opinions swarming around her head. She let go of the committee of indecision within her. She let go of all the ‘right’ reasons. Wholly and completely, without hesitation or … More Letting Go
Last week I saw a message posted on Facebook claiming that Muslim parents at a Maryborough School in Australia (unclear whether in Queensland or Victoria) had demanded that pork be removed from the schools’ menu along with a strident response from a council official. It was a hoax, originally perpetuated in Belgium, then re-phrased in … More Together!
In the Wake of Martin Luther King Day “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” “The tensions are not between the races, but between the forces of justice and injustice; between the forces of light and darkness.” – Martin Luther King Psalms 15 Lord, who can be trusted with power, and who may act in your place? Those … More “I Have a Dream”
This is in honour of true heroes Ricky John Best and Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche who were stabbed to death on a Portland train when they both stood up to protect two girls being verbally attacked by a white supremacist because on of the young girls was wearing a hijab. A third man, 21-year-old Micah David-Cole … More In Praise of Heroes
I’ve been absent for a week or so as we received very upsetting news that a young man who we considered an adopted nephew had been killed in a motor bike accident in Perth, Western Australia, where we used to live. It has been a time of grief and memories for us of a fine … More Wild at Heart