Category Archives: Spirituality

Starry starry nights…..


The other day my brother in law was trying to explain to me what an App is. See, I have no idea because I don’t own an i anything, or a phone or any other technological gadget except a laptop. … Continue reading

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Letting the weird things out.


Why is it that sometimes a blank piece of paper (or screen as it may be) can sometimes seem so exciting and at other times so daunting? I think it’s because sometimes we hold back what we really want to … Continue reading

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Worlds out of balance.


I’ve woken up early this morning. Before 5 am early – what an ungodly hour. My throat has that telltale scratchy feel. Damn, I’m getting sick. Just as well we are nearing the end of our trip here. Today we … Continue reading

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The sea is a hungry lion.


The Sea by James Reeves. The sea is a hungry dog, Giant and grey. He rolls on the beach all day. With his clashing teeth and shaggy jaws Hour upon hour he gnaws The rumbling, tumbling stones, And ‘Bones, bones, … Continue reading

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This chance life.


It is such an incredibly beautiful day today so I’m sitting here on the front verandah overlooking the lake as I type. The water is glistening, the palm leaves gently swaying in the summer breeze, the birds singing…. My God, … Continue reading

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Connections.


The other day my sixteen year old came home from school, glowing, and said to me … “Mum, I just had the loveliest conversation with a ninety one year old blind man at the bus station.” She went on to … Continue reading

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Listening to frogs.


Most evenings, after it gets dark, my daughter and I take the two dogs for a walk around the neighbourhood. I prefer to do it after dark because there are less dog walkers around, which is better for our recently … Continue reading

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Fear.


The other day a friend of mine mentioned that she’d been to a garage sale and the people who were having the sale told her that they were selling EVERYTHING as they had decided to pursue their dream of traveling … Continue reading

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Things that go poke in the night (among other things.)


I always say that my husband could trip over a ghost and not even notice it, he’s that un-tuned into things of the other worldly kind. It’s not that he’s a total skeptic; it’s just that he’s about as spiritually … Continue reading

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Angels and strangers.


Nineteen years old and three months pregnant with my first child, I had just begun my nursing training which entailed a long commute (Two hours by trains and buses) from Bondi beach to the Western suburbs of Sydney. Feeling the … Continue reading

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