Remember Rumi in 2018

Make everything in you an ear, each atom of your being, and you will hear at every moment what the source is whispering to you . . . You are, we all are, the beloved of the beloved. And in every moment, in every event of your life, the beloved is whispering to you exactly... Continue Reading →

Possibilities

Even people who "don't like poetry" seem to have a favourite poem. This is one of mine. It makes me smile and calls me to ponder my own preferences. I prefer movies. I prefer cats. I prefer the oaks along the Warta. I prefer Dickens to Dostoyevsky. I prefer myself liking people to myself loving... Continue Reading →

Sand Art

When my eyes and brain get tired of words on the screen or page, I turn to some other expression of creativity. Often photography. I love the beach. There is beauty everywhere you look, and often little spots of magic like this. To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to... Continue Reading →

A Wise Woman’s Words

There is a brokenness .. out of which comes the unbroken .. A shattered-ness .. out of which blooms the unshatterable.. There is a sorrow beyond grief.. which leads to joy .. and a fragility out of whose depths.. emerges strength .. There is a hollow space too vast for words.. through which we pass... Continue Reading →

“I have a voice”

“I have a voice” says King George VI in one of the pivotal moments of   the movie, The King’s Speech.   Finding one’s voice is imperative to living a whole, balanced and meaningful life.  Many of us, however, have grown up silenced.  How often have you heard or been told: ~ lower your voice ~ you... Continue Reading →

Depth of a Woman

Depth of a Woman An interesting title for a blog, don’t you think?  It’s taken me a while to settle on it.  I chose it for two reasons.  You might think first and foremost, because I have a series of upcoming novels with that as their theme. But, that’s actually the second, less important reason.... Continue Reading →

Stone

a life-long favourite verse   “Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own.” ― Adam Lindsay Gordon

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