Tag Archives: EveryDay

Are you Feeling your Feelings?

Feelings can be scary beasts sometimes. Grief. Anger. Sadness. Fear. Those words hurt me just to look at them. Today, I wandered off to the movies with my younger 2 children to check out Inside Out.   If you haven’t … Continue reading

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Calm in the midst of Busy

A truth that I believe to be fundamental, is that despite the fast paced flurry of the world around us, we all need to find channels that we can use to find the inner quiet that resides deep within us … Continue reading

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Tough Weeks are Tough

This week has been a tough week. I have had to stare down some things that I wish didn’t exist. The reality that I am very imperfect, and have messes to clean up. The truth that despite my commitment to peaceful … Continue reading

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Life is here, and we’re at the wheel

I sometimes wonder how I got to be here. In my 40s, married to a 43 year old man (seriously?!), with children who are to varying degrees feeling the pull away from us into their own lives, and still with so much to … Continue reading

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The Stories I cannot Tell

I wish, just for a day, that I could be a poet. That my woven words created art The beauty of the strands combined Could hide their source from you. With a firm pull and a twist together that they … Continue reading

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The Future is Through The Rear Window

My Grandad on my Mum’s side, Hedley Barker, was a car man. Hard to believe that it is nearly 5 years since he passed away, on 11 November, 2009. If you were chatting to my Grandad about events gone by, … Continue reading

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The End is (almost) (not quite) Beginning (but it will)

There is one thing that our recent week away up north with Bronwyn taught me about myself. I am always thinking ahead, and beginning to work backwards from there. It seemed that Bronwyn was much more content to simply roll … Continue reading

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