“Balance. It was all about balance. That had been one of the first things that she had learned: the centre of the seesaw has neither up nor down, but upness and downness flow through it while it remains unmoved. You had to be the centre of the seesaw so the pain flowed through you, not… Read More 12 Months of Balanced Flow | Word of the Year (WOTY) 2022
“The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there.” ~ Clement Clarke Moore This post has been brewing since early this week, so please bear with the pre-xmas tools- read story. 🙂 A Yule without Rules – Pre-Xmas Tools I bet most of you… Read More St. Nicholas is in Town | Winter Solstice | Christmas | Yule
“If the Earth were a single state, Istanbul would be its capital.” Napoleon Bonaparte
Yearn to Be Yearn to be, Like the butterflies Fluttering in the autumn sky. Cherish each moment; as it passes by. Yearn to be, Like the compassionate humans, Who sprinkle kindness; like confetti in the sky. Yearn to be; Like the farmers, Toiling in the scorching sun. Holding their ground; For a… Read More Yearn to Be
Be at Ease Today’s gentle breeze, Is a reminder to be at ease. With life’s follies and demands.
Anticipate It is full moon tomorrow, September 10, 2022 and the planet mercury just went retrograde starting today, till 2 October, 2022. I wonder what this full moon and mercury retrograde will bring!
“It doesn’t interest me what planets are squaring your moon… I want to know if you have touched the centre of your own sorrow, if you have been opened by life’s betrayals, or have become shrivelled and closed from fear of further pain. I want to know if you can sit with pain mine or… Read More The Invitation
“We shall find peace. We shall hear angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.” – Anton Chekhov
Ms. Hall, my teacher in kindergarten at Jesmond school played a huge role in shaping who I am today. She made learning fun and adventurous. Her memories are etched in my heart.… Read More Ms. Hall, a Teacher Par Excellence
“I am rooted, but I flow.” – Virginia Woolf Six Months of “Balanced Flow”