Tag: acceptance

Wishing for Things to be Different

Acceptance of ‘what is’ can be the hardest part of the journey. Doubts, flaws, mistakes and self absorption are part and parcel of life. Yet, how easy to forget, especially in those times when they overwhelm us and highjack our thinking. Wishing for things…

Silent Celebration

A catbird tries to fly against the wind only to be blown backward. I know that feeling – setting out with certainty and arriving somewhere entirely different. When I respond with acceptance to my unexpected destination, the sun clangs its cymbals of light in…

Inspiration – Dandelions

Sometimes traditional stories hit the right spot. This one often does for me. Nadia spent the whole autumn sowing and preparing his garden. In the spring, the flowers opened, and Nadia noticed a few dandelions that he had not planted. Nadia pulled them up. But…

The Natural Life

“The natural life is not A life without warts.” ~ Wu Hsin Translated by Roy Melvyn from “The Lost Writing of Wu Hsin” These words brought a smile today. Ah yes, we may want life to be flowing and “natural”, yet we tend not…

Be Gentle with Yourself

For today and every day. “Be gentle with yourself. Be kind to yourself. You may not be perfect, but you are all you’ve got to work with. The process of becoming who you will be, begins first with the total acceptance of who you…

Inspiration – Dandelions

Sometimes traditional stories hit the right spot. This one often does for me. Nadia spent the whole autumn sowing and preparing his garden. In the spring, the flowers opened, and Nadia noticed a few dandelions that he had not planted. Nadia pulled them up….

The Whole Array

This life isn’t about slicing off the parts I don’t like to be left with those I do. I choose the whole array – night and day, ease and its opposite, the squeaking wheel and the grease gun. Push any piece of life away,…

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