Attitude of Gratitude

No matter how bad you may think your life is, there is someone who would love to 'swap' places with you. No matter how much you may dislike your body, there is always someone who would love to have it (and no I am not talking about 'having' it I mean as in a body …

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The Luckiest 13

This previous weekend, Friday fell on the 13th. I have to confess I am a bit superstitious so as we were all going to be driving long distances I was a bit antsy. This weekend was Caitlin and Wes' wedding ceremony. They had booked a house via Air B&B and as we had not seen …

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Toxic Love

This has been a short week as today is a public holiday (hence publishing a day early). I mentioned in my post last week about Tim, a family friend who passed away. I phoned Joy, his wife, to express our condolences and one of the things we discussed was how to recognise the signs from …

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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 Future and the Past

In the last week I have certainly touched on all steps of the Circle of Life. Last Sunday we had Chelsea and her husband Sheldon and their new baby Daniel over for lunch. Chelsea was one of Lily's bridesmaids but they have not lived in the same area for a few years and this was …

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Staying Steady

This week has been full of fabulousness as well as a bit of heartbreak and my usual levels of disorganisation. I advised in my last post that my daughter Lily's kitty Rocket was missing. They finally discovered that he had been knocked over by a car and died. We are all so sad for Lily …

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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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