The Infinite Grief

Life takes you to depths of pain you never thought possible, and then plunges you deeper still. What once you believed permanent and stable, is torn away like a limb being wrenched from its socket. When you live with a loss that’s not finite, that tearing away...

Je Ne Regrette Rien

As Edith Piaf sang, I do not regret anything. Well, what a load of old bullshit that is! Another lie I’ve been telling myself most of my adult life! Of course, for you, it’ll depend on your definition of the word ‘regret’. In the sense of...

Musings On Perspectives & Truth

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about surrendering to the ebbs of life. Still experiencing the ebb, I’ve been doing a lot of reading and reflecting recently. It’s all part of what’s coming next, I know that, so trusting it is easier than it would have been a few...

Breaking Up With Tidiness And Order

I’ve been musing a lot on my relationship with tidiness and “order” recently. It’s part of my ongoing unravelling; having believed that tidiness and order is the “right” thing; one of those things that society tells us is how all model citizens live – with tidy...

Recommit To Yourself This Summer

I’ve written previously of Summer being the season of abundance, and sitting in my garden recently I could see the abundance of all that has grown this year. But I also noticed the ‘work’ that needs doing, what might be seen as mess, overgrowth, and disorder. I also...

Surrendering To The Ebbs In Life

“Just the ebb to my flow. The challenge is to be with the ebb and not force the flow.” Not long after writing that phrase as part of a message to someone, the truth of the words struck me. The layers of pushing on through, striving, being constantly on the...

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