Yesterday I had a beautiful Christmas revelation. I was beating myself up because even after all the Landmark, the nonviolent communication and the transpersonal philosophy, I was still experiencing some hurt over a little comment made by my mother. For Christ’s sake – how pathetic – and when will I finally be enlightened! I then […]
… for being able to appreciate the wonder and mystery of the universe in the face of a dandelion.
We are walking in the forest. It is cold and softly raining, but we are well dressed for the weather and the dense canopy above reduces that gentle rain to a fine mist. I am feeling happy and carefree, I want to skip and jump. You seem contemplative, quiet. After a few minutes we settle […]
Tribal dance collective soul Permaculture garden with aquaponics Publish my caring science meets info lit work and apply for PhD + scholarship Start a creative business Increase my Ipswich Urban Forest activism and tree planting Last night I wrote a list of projects I would like to accomplish in a year. Then I used a […]
I am grateful for my body today. So, I started a dance class a couple of weeks ago and I am pretty crap at it. Now my brain is a perfectionist – If I’m not immediately good at something I pack up and go home, but my body is a completely different beast – it […]
This week my mulberries decided to get all dressed up! I put them both in the ground last spring, and this the first year the black tree has fruited. It has also grown, and is just taller than me – about 6 foot. In case you can’t tell from the photo, the fruit are […]
Yesterday, on my third day of leave I sat in the long grass, in the shade of our callistemon and right next to the new chook run my daughter and I made the day before. I was exhausted from an hour’s digging, so I sat very still and quiet for a while. Still enough and […]
Felling grateful for being kind to myself when I made a mistake. Giving myself a break. Taking it easy. Cutting myself a little slack and reminding myself that it is all already ok and there is no need to stress out.