CourageFood For ThoughtGriefGrowthLife journeys
June 23, 2021

The Allowing of Grief

Grief forces us to feel. It’s raw and messy and painful. It involves some seriously ugly cries. Even wailing. The bereaved. Grief-stricken. In mourning. We are all familiar with these words, all relevant to the process of loss. But we are usually completely unprepared when those words pertain to us. We have no cooking clue as to the depth of…
AdventureCourageFood For ThoughtLife journeys
April 23, 2021

Ocean Journeys

But as I sat there, pondering this, I realised that in fact I am on my own adventure. Slowly leaving behind the land I’ve known, all that was familiar. Mine has been a slow journey over many months. To be honest I am still not 100% sure of the destination. On Sunday 18th April 2021 my youngest stepson and his…
Food For ThoughtGrief
March 19, 2021

Being In The Lost And The Loss

The ONLY way to deal with emotions is to BE in them. Be in the lost and the loss. Admit you don’t know the answer or the way forward. That you are afraid, overwhelmed, angry. I recently returned from a weekend retreat where the overriding theme was around loss and grief. It wasn’t the intended theme, but the facilitator simply…
Food For Thought
March 8, 2021

A Jar of Capers

And there it was. The jar of capers. The jar of capers that sits at the back of every fridge I’ve ever owned. It had at some point been used as it was open. I noticed the sign that said “use within 4 weeks of opening”. Hmmm. I’ve been living in my current home for over 20 months and I don’t…
Food For Thought
January 13, 2021

Mum’s Light

“How often in our world we miss the beauty of Beingness. Through whom your Mum is Being – not words or actions -  she is impacting others. What if THIS time was actually the biggest gift of her life for her own soul and the soul of others?” As the nursing sister wheeled Mum away, wrapped up in her soft…
Food For Thought
June 29, 2020

The John Space

"Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. For those who love with their heart and soul. There is no separation" - Rumi Recently it was the first anniversary of my husband’s passing. We had been together for 38 years, soulmates, best friends, we ran his business together. The past 12 months have been a time of working…