what if all your prayers come true?

what if all your prayers come true?

This question popped up in my Twitter feed recently. At first I thought “wow, what an awesome question, very cleverly crafted” (being a coach, I love cleverly crafted questions!). Immediately thereafter I was struck by this sudden realisation; our prayers always come...
As I Live Dying

As I Live Dying

I am dying. Every day I awake I am a little closer to the day when I will not wake up to the warmth of my lover lying beside me. Closer to the day when I will no longer gaze on the faces of my children in wonderment and feel my heart swell with pride and gratitude...
autumn

autumn

Yesterday was a hot, summery sort of day that turned into a beautiful evening of clear skies and a billion stars. I even commented to a friend that the Easter weekend is going to be kind to our little holiday village with weather like this. To my surprise, I awoke...
the power of the word

the power of the word

Life has a funny way of bringing us to where we need to be, sometimes, indeed most of the time, without our even being aware that it is happening. When I trained as a coach, we were given an extraordinary quote by a man whom I had not previously heard of. The words,...
don’t push the river…

don’t push the river…

The Kowie River; this is one of the views I am treated to daily.  It flows out into the sea through the pier in Port Alfred.  I have become familiar with the rhythms of the river, the tidal changes, its moods, the animals and birds that inhabit its waters and banks at...
who are you, “above all”?

who are you, “above all”?

He saw that Fatima’s eyes were filled with tears. “You’re crying?”  “I’m a woman of the desert”, she said averting her face.  “But above all, I’m a woman.”  ~ from The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho None of us is only one thing at a time, yet we strive to define ourselves...

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