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Are you wise ?

It is interesting that for some, wisdom is attributed to “little old men with long white beards and flowing robes who lived long ago” or maybe, in this techno-age, some find wisdom in the “bumper-sticker” quotes that are plastered all over Facebook.

But what is wisdom and what does it mean to be wise ?

I understand […]

By |January 30th, 2015|Reflections|0 Comments

Going with the flow

This seems to be “literary week” – being inspired by beautiful words by interesting people.
I was introduced to this story by a friend.
It resonated with me where I am in my journey – my need to let go and allow the flow of life to take me to the highest heights.

Extract from Illusions – The […]

By |January 28th, 2015|Inspiration|0 Comments

Make the little things count

As I was re-reading a collection of poetry published last year called A Cow’s Tale by Graham Dukas, I found the following poem that, I think, gives a rather lovely reminder of finding the joy the most unusual places, even if it is not the most fabulous of days.
Grating Cheese
by Graham Dukas
I never tire of […]

By |January 26th, 2015|Poetry in Motion|0 Comments

Random Acts of Kindness

It’s back to work … back to school … busy, busy, busy, to do lists, go, go, go.
We get so caught up in our lives and stuff. I wonder what it would be like to bring a random act of kindness into the mix ?

I can hear the excuses already – “I don’t have time”, […]

By |January 23rd, 2015|Inspiration|0 Comments

Affirmations or Afformations ?

Pa-ta-to, Pe-tah-to … let’s call the whole thing off – right ?

Well, before you dismiss the heading as just being a typo (it’s only one letter difference after all), I encourage you to read on.

According to Wikipedia, “Affirmations in New Thought and New Age terminology refer primarily to the practice of positive thinking and self-empowerment—fostering […]

By |January 20th, 2015|Empowering Women|0 Comments

Love Your Neighbour as Yourself

I often hear people talking about the “loving your neighbour as yourself” and “do unto others as you would have them do unto you”.

These phrases just seem to roll off the tongue, don’t they ? Probably due to “over-use” and under appreciation.

I wonder what would happen if people actually did love the person next to […]

By |January 19th, 2015|Empowering Women|0 Comments