April Awareness

What you focus on grows? We all know that, right? Our thoughts are so powerful, why then do we often let them plummet and scatter into piles of pessimism instead of guarding them like seeds of hope. I look back at March and (thanks to my journal) remember many highlights. The month started with a … More April Awareness

Blue Lotus Love

“The Earth laughs in flowers.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson If that’s true then the flowers at the Blue Lotus Water Garden in Yarra Junction must be the happiest on the planet. Located just off the Warburton highway, barely an hour from home, I found a glorious landscape. Lakes and ponds, filled with thousands of water lilies … More Blue Lotus Love

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

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