The gift of the joy bird
Life

The gift of the joy bird

I felt like I had lost my sparkle. I didn’t know if it was post holiday blues, or something deeper. All I knew, was I was undeserving of one of my ...

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Life is Fragile
Life

Life is Fragile

Things can change very quickly. One moment you can be on firm footing. The next, you are being swept away. In a different direction you never expe...

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blue octopus
Meditation

Meditation, my teacher

Inspired by the beautiful Netflix documentary, My Octopus Teacher, which everyone is watching, I sat and thought about who, or what in life, are my...

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meditation cocoon
Meditation

The meditation cocoon

The intermediate space between being awake and asleep is a beautiful suspended state. Reaching and then hanging out at this threshold for a while ...

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Time to listen
Wayapa

Time to listen

To listen to the footstep of our ancestors and their hearts beating in time with ours.

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Waiting for Summer
Life

Waiting for Summer

I was reminded last night about the importance of hope, and I am gripping hold of it tightly, with two hands. Without hope, there is simply despair...

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Miss you, dad
Memoir

Miss you, dad

You’ve been gone, in the physical sense, for nine long years. And although I know you are here with us in other ways, hanging out, watching over us...

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Perception of time
Life

Perception of time

The time passed, but not without some level of discomfort. And the more we watched the time, the slower it passed.

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Meditation, my friend
Meditation

Meditation, my friend

Like the Japanese art of Kintsugi, meditation is my lacquer, dusted with gold. Gently, firmly and beautifully it fills the delicate lines on the su...

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The magic of kindness
Life

The magic of kindness

I recently realised something about being human. A simple and beautiful reality. We are all vessels of joy. Each and every single one of us. Some o...

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