Signs of Life

“Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what’s for lunch.” ~ Orson Welles   There have been some signs this week that my world is beginning to extend beyond the farm, my pyjamas and bed, as I edge ahead in my battle against Lyme disease. We had to get a new radiator installed […]

Blog Hijack!

“All his life he tried to be a good person. Many times, however, he failed. For after all, he was only human. He wasn’t a dog.”  ~ Charles M. Schulz   This is Bert. Me and my brother Harry have taken over this blog. Writing is dumb. Especially on a very lovely morning of rain and […]

Inviting Help into Your Life

“I do believe in an everyday sort of magic — the inexplicable connectedness we sometimes experience with places, people, works of art and the like; the eerie appropriateness of moments of synchronicity; the whispered voice, the hidden presence, when we think we’re alone.” ~ Charles de Lint   Divine Guidance.  Signs. Help.  Answers to prayers.  Last-minute […]

Guided Meditation for Orienting Mind Awareness

“You might be poor, your shoes might be broken, but your mind is a palace.” ~ Frank McCourt, Angela’s Ashes This is the second in a series of seven weekly guided meditations I am recording for you. The focus of this week’s meditation is the mind. This guided meditation will help you to be aware of the positive gifts of your mind, and teaches […]

I’ll Keep This Short And Sweet

“The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.” ~ Barack Obama   Not much time for blog writing today. A dear […]

Something Very Beautiful

“Sometimes people are beautiful.Not in looks.Not in what they say.Just in what they are.” ~ Markus Zusak, I Am the Messenger   When you begin to see with your heart, beauty is everywhere. There is something very beautiful in a Nana rocking a child to sleep in her arms, unselfconsciously singing in the corner of a crowded shopping mall… […]

5 Helpful Questions for Your Monday

“At the end of the day, the questions we ask of ourselves determine the type of people that we will become.” ~ Leo Babauta   Here are five questions to guide you this week. Ponder them, and put the answers into action in your life. Much love, Nicole xx 1. What do I most need to get […]

Some thoughts on Dementia, Alzheimers and the End Stage of our Journey

“Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.” ~ Edgar Allan Poe   Recently, my friend Catherine contacted me to ask about her grandmother Phyllis, also known as Little Nana. Her Grandad has already passed over, and Little Nana is in a nursing home. […]

A Gentle Morning at the Farm

“Every morning was a cheerful invitation to make my life of equal simplicity, and I may say innocence, with Nature herself.” ~ Henry David Thoreau, Walden   Autumn is a magical time at our farm. Gentle showers soak the ground during the night, and in the morning thick mist wraps itself around the mountains. As the sun burns […]

Warm Spiced Turmeric Milk Recipe

“Each spice has a special day to it. For turmeric it is Sunday, when light drips fat and butter-colored into the bins to be soaked up glowing, when you pray to the nine planets for love and luck.” ~ Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, The Mistress of Spices Turmeric Milk is a traditional Ayurvedic drink, often called by the wonderful […]

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