My Blog, Poetry and Short Stories

My Blog

The Importance of Community

The Importance of Community

“We have all known the long loneliness and we have learned that the only solution is love and that love comes with community.” Dorothy Day Now, more than ever before, is there a need for us to be aware of the power and importance of community and take action in...

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The Journey of Transformation

The Journey of Transformation

“Inside each and every one of us is our one, true authentic swing. Something we was born with. Something that's ours and ours alone. Something that can't be learned... something that's got to be remembered. Over time the world can, rob us of that swing…It gets buried...

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An Introduction to Mirror Work

An Introduction to Mirror Work

Mirror Work is a method that was originally developed by Louise Hay as a way of getting in touch with the inner self. The primary purpose of the work is to develop self-love, self-care, and more meaningful relationship with others. By simply looking into the mirror...

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Befriending the dark clouds within

Befriending the dark clouds within

“Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion.” – Buddha I was 13 when the clouds gathered within, as dark and ominous as the ones that shook the Zimbabwean sky beneath which I grew up. Those ones I loved – with their flashes of lightening...

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Stepping into the new

Stepping into the new

As life starts to change again, it is only natural that we would start to reflect on the period we have been through, and what will come as we step into the new. For many of us, whilst the last 6 months have seen dramatic external change, we have also embraced...

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Poetry and Short Stories

She Visits In Disguise

She Visits In Disguise – Flash FictionHe walks past the gate at precisely 3 pm each day. She hears his walking stick before she sees him, tapping the pavement in a methodical manner – tap, one two, tap, one two. Each tap is followed by a wobbly step, a...

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