Candle Rage

A candle was moved from right place to wrong My reaction came not as a sweet caring song But the roar of a bear scattering throng Demanding said candle go where it belong No one was frightened more than I And when the bear silenced I started to cry and cry And cry Asking why... Continue Reading →

Pot of Soup

Mindfulness by moments seems doable to me. Long stretches of focus are problematic. Making soup yesterday I was struck by how meditative it felt. There was a relaxation to be found in washing, peeling and stirring. Thankfully the soup turned out well. Regardless of that outcome, the process was calming. Mindfulness by moments. That I... Continue Reading →

Sunday Into Monday

At different stages of life the switch from Sunday to Monday can vary in how it feels. Yet for most it is challenging. With so much to get done we leave play behind for "days off only". For me it helps to catch moments of fun or silliness and allow them to flow. Even brief... Continue Reading →

Sentiment Sends

Sentiment can feel lovely in short bursts. If we start to stew in it then it leads to problems. For me anyhow. How about you? It can either bring me to look forward with dread or look back with a deep sense of loss. Neither serve me well. Sentiment can be lovely but handle with... Continue Reading →

Battle Of The Binge

Wrote this little poem a few years back. At the time was trying to encourage myself while feeling out of control around food. Was never officially diagnosed with binge eating disorder. Never went to a doctor to chat about it. Instead tend to think of my eating as somewhat disordered. Perhaps it is a spectrum.... Continue Reading →

Simple Not Easy

Tuning in. Trusting ourselves. Listening deeply to our bodies, minds, emotions. As noise of life whirls around us. As drama of thought buzzes inside us. As fears for future flash into us. I am committed to this. Some days feel it’s the most natural, beautiful way. Simple. Some days feel it’s the most torturous, complex... Continue Reading →

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