Tag Archives: change

Unsettled Landscapes

“ We live in a world that is beyond our control, and life is in a constant flux of change. So we have a decision to make: keep trying to control a storm that is not going to go away … Continue reading

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Cultivating the Opposite

The dream of living by the sea near a wild forest and ancient mountain range, rose unbidden, colouring the day to day of my long ago high school world. Time has passed unbound, leaving its inevitable brushstrokes and bruised shadows behind, … Continue reading

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Time and Place

“ Maybe you had to leave in order to miss a place; maybe you had to travel to figure out how beloved your starting point was.” – Jodi Picoult, Handle with Care The white gold glow of the setting sun is … Continue reading

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Finding Eden

What came before, she no longer remembered there is only damp stone and ruined walls now, a mean shelter among the tall firs of the silent forest, this new life a blank slate, waiting for what, she did not know. … Continue reading

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Threshold

“ What’s comin’ will come, an’ we’ll meet it when it does.” – Hagrid, from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Mid-winter is revealing more of its beauty these days, the clear blue sky often awash in layered brushstrokes … Continue reading

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Dark Sky

  “ Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky.” – Kahlil Gibran, Sand and Foam A river of rain on its way from the Philippine islands hit the West Coast this week blasting apart the lingering ice … Continue reading

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Lucid Dreaming

Prologue –  Sitting on this fast moving bus my thoughts stray to the dinner I’ll soon share with my good friend –  bathed in candlelight and good conversation her home is an oasis against dark thoughts and deeds. There are … Continue reading

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