The Wounded Heart

I subscribe to a site which sends me 'Morning Messages' and these are always so spot on it is a bit scary. Of course, critics will say that like 'horoscopes' the messages are vague enough that they will resonate with most people, but then if it resonates with me, then that is enough. On Tuesday …

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Dragonflies and Fairies

This week we had our first meeting of the Trailblazers for the Church of the Earth. I mentioned last week that I have been asked to help with their social media and blogs. I have already created a Pinterest account for us as we attended a blog webinar which said that Pinterest is one of …

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Heritage & Healing

November is Native American Heritage Month. The Native American narrative has long been controlled by a history told through the eyes of the dominant Western culture. In order to change this narrative, we must understand there is a narrative to be changed and a heritage to celebrate.  Let us touch on a few myths. I …

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We All Break

The weather in Cape Town appears to be mirroring the rest of the world in that it is completely unpredictable. Can you say 'Climate Change'? Last weekend was really relaxing, yet really busy. If you are working at something you enjoy then it is not really work is it? Norm finished the grouting in my …

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The Knowledge

Last weekend the Mother City was blessed with the most glorious weather! Spring was supposed to have sprung in SA back in September, but I think the memo must have been delivered by our non-existent postal service because Cape Town weather has ranged from haphazard to miserable. Typically just as we started to relax into …

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Surrender

When we woke last Sunday we saw that there had been a fire in the nearby township during the early hours of Saturday morning. The blaze was reported to Fire Services at 23h56 and six pumps, two water tankers and rescue vehicles were quickly on the scene and brought the blaze under control at approximately …

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The Unconscious Consciousness

I've been overthinking again. After all, it is one of my superpowers. It usually starts when I hear a quote or a phrase that triggers introspection (aka sends me down a rabbit hole). This week the quote I heard was from Carl Jung: “Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and …

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All Hail The Queens

This week has been quite eventful. Regardless of your feelings about the monarchy and the royal family, it is a sad event when a family loses their matriarch, much less an entire country loses their figurehead. I am not particularly a royalist by any means, however my marriage to Norm has resulted in many interactions …

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A Bird In Paradise

Last weekend I was so grateful for some sunshine! After a solid week of rain and cold I was getting a bit of cabin fever. I spent all of last Saturday and Sunday sitting in the garden watching my birds and pondering life. I had such a deep feeling of contentment and happiness and I …

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Lazy Days and Sundays

Last Saturday Norm and I joined our friends Dave, Julie and Darren for lunch at Chef's Warehouse which is a beautiful restaurant at the Beau Constantia Vineyard. They also have a designated area for wine tasting or just to imbibe in a social setting. We have so many choices of first class restaurants on our …

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