Look for beauty
With this dark news
be mindful of where you head turns
your ears tune.
A diet of horror
without strengthening them,
leaves you feeling overwhelmed
unable to help
when you can.
moment by precious moment
and turn towards
because we still can
Let me not complain
If I were a pray-er, I would pray: ‘Let me not complain’
Let me not complain about my increased car diesel, heating oil, electricity costs.
Instead I will walk instead of drive
Zoom instead of travel far
Wear an extra layer of clothes to keep warm
Have shorter showers, fewer baths
appreciate the fuel I … Read more
Family to family – Ukraine
My family survived World War Two because of the kindness of strangers.
Without those strangers I wouldn’t be here.
I am not perfect or special but I have tried to live a life where I contribute positively to the world, not just through my coaching, teaching, writing, but how I show up in the world.… Read more
Did religion die?
I went to church as girl. My mum didn’t go, she didn’t like it, she never spoke about why, so instead I went with the neighbours and their children. I sat and said; ‘Peace be with you’ and took the hands of strangers, but never really felt at peace of find the sense of deeper … Read more
Today I woke up to the sun shining, golden and low, reflecting the river rippling onto the wall behind my bed.
Then, after warm water, the cat and I walked to the yoga hut, through the drizzle, past the trees we cut, waiting to be firewood and charcoal to make light for the fruit to … Read more
Do you think that it is possible that we are frogs boiling in water?
Not noticing how our windscreens are no longer bug splattered on balmy summer evenings
Not noticing how our waking hours are more spent on screens than with soil beneath our fingernails as we plant seeds in mulch and gather the fruits … Read more