It's OK to feel that you have failed, it's OK to know that you have failed according to your own rules or goals, but you can take a deep breath and try again. Breathe and hold your Self until the wave subsides. Sometimes the going is tough, tough trials come our way and the burden … Continue reading Self-respect
As I already mentioned, we had planned to travel back to South Africa through Mozambique as many of our friends had done in the past but we heard the news that it was not safe to travel back that way and so we went back on an unplanned adventure through Zambia and stayed at two … Continue reading Traveling via Zambia and Zimbabwe to Lake Kariba.
... get to know your body: loving yourself to health, and the hindrances... Dear friend As I mentioned I would love to encourage you towards a healthy lifestyle. The first key I consider important - is love your Self and your body well. We all have learnt to criticize our bodies when we don’t measure … Continue reading Loving yourself to health, and the hindrances.
...Little servings of thoughts coming your way... Dear friend, You have asked me what I did to lose weight and I would love to encourage you and so I have decided to wright to you about my weight loss in the form of a letter. I really feel that weight matters when it affects our … Continue reading Health and Weight Matters
May we be bold and courageous in the face of change; Taking discerning, determined steps Even when malaise would rather take over. When we were little children growing up we faced changed all the time; that is the way of growing towards maturity. We took on the challenge of new everyday actions, like sitting or … Continue reading Be bold and courageous.
Photo by Cindy Gustafson on Pexels.comPhoto by Luke Morgan on Pexels.comPhoto by Brad Wilkins on Pexels.com Enough! I’m free Of all this worldly clutter Clinging and dragging and frowning, Of social messages making requirements To be the same or different To be better, to improve All the clanging and banging and drowning My voice out; … Continue reading Enough freedom
In response to a writing prompt: A personal mandala is about to unfold... Transforming mandala. As my life circles out, like centrifugal force in slow motion, from the center, where I originate from to where my life will end I see how my life becomes more abundant, with whatever I fill it with. The space … Continue reading Transforming mandala.
I am (from) of Scottish/Germanic origin. Creative hands crafting thread, leather, wood and paints. Wordsmith shaping poems, songs and stories. We love nature and are the salt of the earth While still dreaming of utopia. Ours is a deep knowing That we have purpose And a confidence in our Source, The Heavenly Creator. Photo by … Continue reading ‘I am from’ Poem
An interlude to our African Travels.I decided to invite a friend of mine, Tracy, to give you a glimpse into her world as she lives on a nature reserve close by to me. Although the nature reserve is surrounded by suburbs it lies quite close to the coast so I have included some pictures of … Continue reading A glimpse of Life on a small nature reserve in Cape Town.
This is the beginning of a series in which I will give you a glimpse into my health journey; it includes my weight issues, as well as my journey with cancer (which I blogged about in the past and you can read about here.) I plan to share about it in the hope to encourage … Continue reading Weight Matters