“God, it hurts to be human… Like we’re walking down a road of broken glass …” – Pink- The purpose of life has been the subject of many animated conversations I have had over the years. Contemplating our short-lived existence on this tiny planet in a vast universe is a daunting task. All of…Continue reading God, it hurts to be human!
“For now we see through a glass … darkly.” (St Paul) I still recall the day I walked into the schoolyard with my new pair of glasses. I was all of six years old and I would love to say that my glasses framed my delicate features. No! They didn’t! My glasses literally ate…Continue reading Unknowing
Sometimes, like Alice, I lose my muchness. It sometimes comes under fire and so I hide it. Have you hidden your muchness much? These past two weeks I did it again – my much too-muchness was too much for some humans who preferred other humans, especially the She-Ones, not to be too much muchness.…Continue reading Celebrating Too Much Muchness
Hannah Blogs: Ever since I was a child, I’ve danced. It’s been like the air to my lungs; a deep part of the fabric of my existence. There was never such thing as an empty space – each abandoned building, rental, corner store; a space simply made for movement, imagination, and creativity. My vision for…Continue reading The Dance that lives within: Hannah’s Story
“Lately, I’ve been in a constant state of sadness…. I can’t tell if it’s me or the world who is hurting.” – Scarlet Jei Saoirse – This post is dedicated to the many people who feel that there is something ‘wrong’ with them because they cannot shake the underlying sense of sadness that has…Continue reading Empaths and Global Pandemics
“Sometimes I feel like a motherless child. Sometimes I feel like a motherless child. Sometimes I feel like a motherless child. A long way from home, a long way from home.” Traditional Negro spiritual, 1870 The distressing footage filmed on a phone camera was watched across the world. We literally saw the life drain from…Continue reading “Please, Please, Please…”
… you can say “it’s a hoax” and “it will go away”, but like world leaders have found out, this was not the case for COVID-19. A crisis does not go away because some demagogue wishes it so. A crisis like a pandemic knocks at the door, then bashes it in and unleashes hell. COVID-19…Continue reading When Global Crisis Comes Knocking at our Door …
“The weak can never forgive…” – I don’t know who said this, but it’s BOLLOCKS! “You just need to forgive and move on!” How many times have we heard this? How many times have we said it? Forgiveness: one of the most central virtues of human existence. Religion, in all its different shapes and sizes,…Continue reading Weaponising Forgiveness
To perceive Christmas through its wrappings becomes more difficult with every year. – E.B. White – Christmas! It’s here again. I am quite convinced that 365 days a year speed up the older you get, and here we are in another Jingle Bell Season. I wonder what Christmas means to you? Amidst all the festive…Continue reading What is your Christmas Story?
Last year I contributed to a book edited by Tim Carson called Neither Here Nor There: The Many Voices of Liminality. The book draws together the expertise, experience, and insights of a coterie of authors, all of whom relate the core concepts of liminality to their unique experiences. Unfortunately, this book is still not available…Continue reading Falling Down the Rabbit Hole: Betwixt and Between (Epilogue)