What if it didn’t matter?

“There’s a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.” ~ Maya Angelou I need to give you an update about my memoir. For those of you who’ve been following my blog for a while you’ll know that you encouraged me to turn some of my posts about my time in the Kimberley […]

Sometimes You Need Right Timing

“Sometimes my successes come quickly and at other times they are terribly slow to arrive. It is not my place to determine the speed at which they arrive or if they arrive at all. My place is to keep forging ahead no matter what.”  ~ Craig D. Lounsbrough If you follow my blog you’ll know that […]

Last night I Dreamed of Owls

“I love the silent hour of night, For blissful dreams may then arise, Revealing to my charmed sight What may not bless my waking eyes.” ~ Anne Brontë, Best Poems of the Brontë Sisters   Last night my dreams were all of owls. The night sky was filled with them. They watched me from every tree. […]

And Then It Was Done…

“When we are motivated by goals that have deep meaning, by dreams that need completion, by pure love that needs expressing, then we truly live.” ~ Greg Anderson   Since early this year I’ve been hammering away at a memoir. I started writing it because you, dear readers, suggested that it was the thing you most […]

The Owl and the Banshee

“Fairies in Ireland are sometimes as big as we are, sometimes bigger, and sometimes, as I have been told, about three feet high.”  ~ W.B. Yeats   As I have been writing my Kimberley memoir, tumbling words onto the page at all hours of the day and night, I find myself I need to talk again about […]

The Rock, the River and the Mountain

“…your memory is a warm stone hidden in my hand I’m always turning over…” ~ John Geddes, A Familiar Rain “I said to my soul, be still and wait without hope, for hope would be hope for the wrong thing; wait without love, for love would be love of the wrong thing; there is yet faith, but […]

Eating the Sun Meditation

“The deeper we look into nature, the more we recognize that it is full of life, and the more profoundly we know that all life is a secret and that we are united with all life that is in nature.” ~ Albert Schweitzer “The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious–the fundamental emotion […]

Calling in Rain

Image from Wallpaper Seek “Rain drops are not the ones who bring the clouds.”  ~ Sorin Cerin, Wisdom Collection: The Book of Wisdom The next installment in my Kimberley Story… Before I tell you about the Fairy Mound, I need to give you some more back story. If I don’t none of what I write after this will make […]

Auntie and the Fairy Mound

“Come away, O human child! To the waters and the wild With a faery, hand in hand, For the world’s more full of weeping than you can understand.”  ~ W.B. Yeats, The Collected Poems Another post that links in to my Kimberley Story… Like most stories, mine is not a linear one. It would be so much […]

The Gift of Feathers

“Now you got your Story, your Spirit no longer lost. That Dreaming inside you make you understand who you are. That Story how you gonna walk this world.” ~ Auntie The next installment of my Kimberley Story… It was late in the afternoon. The shadows were long, the air had cooled and a light breeze […]

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