Sucking out the Marrow!

This hot hot hot July weather has insisted a slowing down of the pace of the past busy months. Leaps of Faith require rejuvenation! And I have found it with some dear old friends - namely  Emerson, Whitman and, today's favourite, Thoreau. Truly, there is something quite meaningful about sitting in the cool shade of a… Continue reading Sucking out the Marrow!

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Leaping Locusts!

Since early in the New Year I have been awoken almost every night, with terrible nightmares - vivid, violent, anger filled, not my typical sleep pattern. The final and most jarring was  a couple of weeks ago. I was sitting on a moss-covered rock surrounded by a metre wide swath of water that was rushing… Continue reading Leaping Locusts!

Leaps of Faith as Viable Modes of Transportation

'Sometimes your only available transportation is a leap of faith' (Margaret Shepherd).  Six months ago when the seemingly far off time of my children leaving home to pursue their big bold lives actually arrived, the exciting next phases of my big bold life were revealed. Work, life, relationships, travel... Following the paths of possibility meant giving up… Continue reading Leaps of Faith as Viable Modes of Transportation