Ripples

Recently, I have become more and more aware of the effect of ripples.  What comes to mind is a finger dipping into a pool of water and the ripples that move from that point of origin.  Those far reaching rings start reverberating from the edges back and then when you touch the pond again and…

Be Still and Listen

About a year ago, someone very special challenged me to be still and relax.  Then not to long after that, someone else told me the same thing.  This has occurred numerous times over the last year (from people to books) which really makes me think they are seeing something I’ve not yet been able to…

Overwhelmed and Trying to Break Through the Silence

My head is buzzing with activity and I know I need to write, if anything to simply calm down my insides but I can’t decide where to start. It’s a new year and now the last day of the first month and I see I haven’t published anything since before Christmas.  No Christmas greeting, even…

Communications and Frustrations

Here is the Hugh Macleod gapingvoid cartoon of the day that I just received. And here is his comments for this simplistic work that says a lot: Hugh Macleod’s ONLY HAPPY Anything worth doing has more than its fair share of frustrations. The frustration comes through the challenges of expressing the deeply internal need to…

Love and Rain Was In the Air

Yesterday was this month’s St. Laurence visit to Gainesville State School and what a powerful visit it was. On the visiting side there were ten of us in the visiting room for our 2 dorm units to the approx 18 per visit.  So roughly a two youth to one visitor ratio. We had Carl, Becky,…