Gathering Neighbourhood Goodness for #WATWB June

Welcome back to #WATWB! Please check out the notes about joining or co-hosting the blogfest further down this post. Our generous co-hosts for this month are Lynn Hallbrooks, Michelle Wallace, Sylvia Stein, Sylvia McGrath and Belinda Witzenhausen. Please visits their blogs while you are online. I was thrilled to hear that the Bells of the … More Gathering Neighbourhood Goodness for #WATWB June

Eluded Pleasant Scent

Eluded Pleasant Scent   Technology may Capture, In Pod and pixel, The stunning sight, Of brilliant day And social night. Sound, It may record, That we may pin it To a board, Or playlists In our caches. But, The bulging bytes, Cannot control, A pleasant scent upon A stroll, A flowering tree That comes to … More Eluded Pleasant Scent

From Harrowing Towards Wholeness and Healing

From Harrowing Towards Wholeness and Healing While driving around the countryside for work commitments I was listening once more to Parker J. Palmer’s  ‘Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation‘.  In this book, Palmer describes how he experienced a clinical depression after trying to live a life that was not his to live. … More From Harrowing Towards Wholeness and Healing

Empty Well

Empty Well Empty, drained. There are no words, to acclaim, proclaim, or frame, any sentence, or the reality here. The beauteous now barren. The flourishing now flat. We are bludgeoned by the banal business of the functional, instrumental, and administrative. The inspiration has been. Gone. No words appear upon the whitened expanse of the page, … More Empty Well