Tag Archives: Mindfulness

People I met these past weeks.

I have shared before that I love connecting with people and it’s one of the reasons I blog. I have missed my blogging community these last two weeks due to being called into work full-time, as illness and holidays struck. As … Continue reading

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A Sunday Morning-Out of the Mouth of a Fisherman

Today we went for a walk out at Kurnell, an ocean and bay suburb of Sydney and where Captain Cook landed, discovering Australia. It is a gorgeous place but quite confused, almost psychotic. It has million dollar homes next to ramshackle, … Continue reading

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The He/She Experience: Massage with Extras

This week my dear friend and I visited a day spa. For each of us, it was the first time ever  to a day spa. We have had massages but never indulged in the ‘total’ experience. Our first ‘shared’ massage was her Christmas present … Continue reading

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Listening-Part 3

This is another post on Listening. In a world full of noise and distraction, I believe we are losing the art of Listening to each other. I watch my children text while talking to me and each other. I watch … Continue reading

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Listening-Part 1….One Suicide Remedy

I have recently talked about suicide. One of the things I believe is important in life and in the prevention of suicide is listening. To really listen requires one to suspend one’s own agenda; to be fully present; to not be thinking … Continue reading

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The Meditation Prayer

I thought I’d share the prayer that we say to close our meditation group, each time we meet. I kind of feel that the words can even work in the context of our Blogsphere.  Father Lawrence Freeman Closing Prayer: “May … Continue reading

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Thoreau, the Pope, Keating and Davies on Silence, Non-Reactiveness and Mindfulness

“The distant shores of silence begin at the door. You cannot fly there like a bird. You must stop, look deeper, still deeper, until nothing deflects the soul from the deepmost deep.” Shores of Silence, Part 1, Pope John Paul … Continue reading

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Fight, Fight, Fight or Not

In this post I wanted to re-visit a time when someone very close to me, someone I love began attacking me for no reason, over a nothing. In this case, I can honestly say, I had nothing to do with what went … Continue reading

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Life’s Little Lessons

A  few months ago I was sick, in a fair degree of pain and stuck at home. I don’t have great health so this was not so unusual.  The fact that I said stuck at home is an indicator of my … Continue reading

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Cockatoo Landing

I’m nearly ready My Love, Just one more Second My Dear, Don’t you Love a Sunset ? Here’s a Kiss for you My Love Ain’t Love Grand Cockatoos landed on the rail of our balcony this morning and in the … Continue reading

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