“The most fundamental aggression to ourselves, the most fundamental harm we can do to ourselves, is to remain ignorant by not having the courage and the respect to look at ourselves honestly and gently.” ~ Pema Chödrön I’m holding a residential retreat from November 28 to December 5, in beautiful Byron Bay. It’s a […]
Will You Join Us for the 2014 Soul Sanctuary Retreat?
“When we pay attention, whatever we are doing – whether it be cooking or cleaning or making love – is transformed and becomes part of our spiritual path. We begin to notice details and textures that we never noticed before; everyday life becomes clearer, sharper and at the same time more spacious.” ~ R. Fields […]
Girl, stop askin’ dem questions. Listen!
“Very few beings really seek knowledge in this world. Mortal or immortal, few really ask. On the contrary, they try to wring from the unknown the answers they have already shaped in their own minds — justifications, confirmations, forms of consolation without which they can’t go on. To really ask is to open the door […]
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 […]
“I am not a teacher, but an awakener.” ~ Robert Frost The next installment of my Kimberley Story… Auntie, the old barefoot Aboriginal Elder in her faded pink dress, had turned up in my dream before she ever turned up in my waking hours. And when we finally met she promised me that she would take […]
Show me dem hands…
“If you look deeply into the palm of your hand, you will see your parents and all generations of your ancestors. All of them are alive in this moment. Each is present in your body. You are the continuation of each of these people.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh The next installment of my Kimberley Story… […]