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Poetry Friday

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In Blackwater Woods Look, the treesare turningtheir own bodiesinto pillars of light,are giving off the richfragrance of cinnamonand fulfillment, the long tapersof cattailsare bursting and floating away overthe blue shoulders of the ponds,and… Continue reading

Monday Motivation

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Weekly Round-Up

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T for this week’s round-up of the best of the blog posts which I’ve read over the past week. These are the posts that have moved me, taught me something, inspired me, and which I’ve wanted to share with you. Don’t forget if you have written a post which you would like readers to see, just […]

Poetry Friday

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That hurt we embrace becomes joy.Call it to your arms where it can change.A silkworm eating leaves makes a cocoon.Each of us weaves a chamberof leaves and sticks.Like silkworms, we begin to existas… Continue reading

100 Things I Love #1 My Home Office

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Inspired by Sarah‘s “100 things I love” post based on a suggestion from Tanya Shadrick, I’ve decided to follow suit and create my own list. I love this idea for so many reasons,… Continue reading

Mindful Monday

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Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won’t either, for solitude will also break you with its yearning. You have to love. You have to feel. It… Continue reading

Weekly Round-Up

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T for this week’s round-up of the best of the blog posts which I’ve read over the past week. These are the posts that have moved me, taught me something, inspired me, and which I’ve wanted to share with you. Don’t forget if you have written a post which you would like readers to see, just […]

Poetry Friday

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I Got Kin PlantSo that your own heartWill grow.LoveSo God will think,“Ahhhhhh,I got kin in that body!I should start inviting that soul overFor coffee andRolls.”SingBecause this is a foodOur starving worldNeeds.LaughBecause that is… Continue reading

World Cancer Day: Close The Care Gap

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To mark World Cancer Day, which takes place this Friday, Feb 4th, I will be doing a LinkedIn Live chat with Kimberly Richardson, which I think will wake us all up to the… Continue reading

Celebrating St Brigid’s Day

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Today, 1st February is St Brigid’s Day in Ireland. If St Patrick is our national saint, then Brigid is Ireland’s patroness. Girls were traditionally named Mary or Brigid in days gone by in… Continue reading