Forgiveness

Today I forgive you… because my soul deserves peace.

100 years

Some people live 100 years. Some people live one year 100 times. Which one are you?

A Buddhist story of letting go

As we find our way into another year it is a good time to reflect on what is really worth taking with us into the next loop around the sun – and all those many things, ideas, prejudices, old stories, unhelpful patterns and inner deamons that could be better left behind. The other day I…

Sometimes you have to lose yourself…

Sometimes… You have to lose yourself to find yourself again. You have to let him go, to fall in love all over again. You have to say your goodbyes, to experience the tender love and hopeful freshness of hugs when you embrace them again. Sometimes… You have to lose yourself in nothingness to redefine who…

Community living – dream or nightmare?

After a one-year community-living experience in my early twenties, it took me over a decade to return to the idea. This time the plot included my husband and three young kids, plus 180 individuals trying to build sustainable homes on a 64 hectares property an hour north of Sydney. One of the weekends we drove…

Belonging

This poetry flew after a conversation with a dear yogi friend on cultural appropriation… … Humming like a bee. Breathing like Darth Vader. Yogi – am I allowed to be? Or just a cultural invader? Dancing like a star. Solid as a rock. My heart like diamonds afar, where to go, how to take stock?…

Changing Human Paradigm

Do we ever ask the Earth about her dream? Do we ever ask the Amazon about his needs? Do we ever ask the Arctic about its final wishes? Do we ever ask the glaciers about their ambitions? We storm and wonder about our benefits. We weigh up our economic gains. We wonder about our worst…

2020 Emerge-ncy

Chaos. Sickness. Panic. Freeze. This is an emergency. Let’s emerge with new strength. Lies. Conspiracies. Power struggles. Greed. This is an emergency. Let’s emerge with new authenticity. Destruction. Mining. Sucking. Pollution. This is an emergency. Let’s emerge with new respect. War. Violence. Death. Fear.   This is an emergency. Let’s emerge with new peace. Sadness….