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Hourglass (Wednesday, 11 July 2018)

The sand falls through the hourglass. It begins in an eager tumble, steadies to a soothing flow.

Hunter watches, transfixed. Tiny pieces of mica in the sand shimmer and catch the light as the sand moves, falling from the top, piling to a mound in the bottom.

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Theads of Mercy (Monday, 2 July 2018)

A year ago I signed up for a writing class. You know how people tell you about things they’ve done and say, in awed wonder “It changed my life”? Well, that’s me. Talking about Write Into Light. Or perhaps, more correctly, talking about the community of writers that emerged, strong, fierce, brave and ready to stand up in a world that doesn’t always reward tender vulnerability, and say “I choose love. I choose light.”

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Your future self (Wednesday, 14 March 2018)

Looking out my living room window, I see the saplings we planted a few days ago. It will be years before they throw the shade I’ve felt myself longing for in the front yard. Why didn’t I plant...
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Where the road takes you (Thursday, 1 March 2018)

Sometimes, all you can do is follow your nose. A bit like that time we drove across the desert. There weren’t too many signs to indicate precisely where we were, but we trusted that the road we were on...
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Finding Power (Wednesday, 28 February 2018)

Five minutes into the yoga class, and Kathryn Budhig (the most fun Yoga instructor ever) from the other side of my computer screen tells me that if “that plank pose is too strong for you today, put your knees down...
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Stay with yourself (Tuesday, 27 February 2018)

Stay with yourself. When the darkness is impenetrable, and the tendrils of anguish and loathing wrap their damp coils around your neck. Stay with yourself. You’ll long to leave, tell yourself there are better places to go better people...
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