Poetry & Readings

Walk Slowly (Danna Faulds) It only takes a reminder to breathe, a moment to be still, and just like that, something in me settles, softens, makes space for imperfection. The harsh voice of judgment drops to a whisper and I remember again that life isn’t a relay race;...

Lessons in Gratitude

I recently attended a silent retreat led by my teacher, with the theme, ‘Generosity’. To be honest, when I signed up for the retreat I wasn’t really interested in the theme, I just love being on a silent retreat with my teacher, as it is a great way to come up closer...

A new adventure

My intention for this blog is an opportunity to share personal and general observations, experiences and musings of living day to day in our busy lives. It is strange, but starting this is triggering anxiety and racing thoughts about what this might be like, how it...

Boredom

With extra time on my hands I noticed boredom setting in. There are several jobs to do and things I could be getting on with, yet I find myself bored. How can this be? What is it that is creating boredom? I read about boredom in Pema Chodron’s literature, and she has...