Birds need Extra Water

“I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think”. Rumi Except that the birds aren’t singing very loudly today. There’s a heat wave moving across Australia this week. As I sit down to write this post and share a long overdue book review, it’s a sweltering 41°C outside.  The trees … More Birds need Extra Water

Open in 2019

If you could choose one word to describe how you’d like to live your life this year what would it be? Would it be confident, focused, brave, balanced or something completely different? It didn’t take me long to figure out mine. In fact, after my last post about Stepping into the Unknown it was obvious. … More Open in 2019

Anticipation

Waiting Dreaming Fantasising Wild imagining like a gift still unwrapped. Tension mounts Stirrings awaken Talking and planning A delicious contemplation. Scintillating Nerve wracking Palpitations Like a deep massage an unscratchable itch. When senses collide Lustful impatience builds desire to fever pitch. Anticipating Passionate daydreams A journey unfolds As desires emerge to become one. Tantalisingly near … More Anticipation

A Slow Challenge

“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” Lao Tzu I love that quote, it’s so apt at the moment, as the lead up to Christmas has been such a change of pace for me. This year has whizzed by. It’s brought plenty of challenges, joys and disappointments, however the past month or so has … More A Slow Challenge

A Satisfied Mind

Is gratitude over rated? Can the world have too much positivity? In my eyes there’s no such thing. Life’s not always easy however to me there’s no point dwelling on our lack, but rather the opposite. “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more.” Melody Beattie Are you … More A Satisfied Mind

Following the music

Who would have thought I’d fall for him so completely, yet feel so distant. To see him in a church and leave smitten. That we’d meet in yet another place, far from home, spend an intimate night together and then have to leave again. Between you and me, I have a confession to make.