Tag Archives: spiritual development

New Year, Old Challenges

Trying to rekindle an abandoned fire They tell me to write about a colour, Make it red, Express your feelings, Fill in the blanks, Create, That is the task, To use colour to create, But we’re not painting, Not sweeping … Continue reading

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Taking Refuge After Tragedy (Part 4)

Broken cuckoo clock   My mind fears that it might forget, Every smile, Every tear, Every playful game, All the idiosyncrasies which make you, And so it replays every moment to me, In blinding detail I try desperately to conjure … Continue reading

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Adapting to new waters

The art of breeding perfection Adaptation, To survive we adapt, We twirl into new forms, To withstand the wind, To bounce with the buoyancy of life, Sometimes it’s painful, Shifting, The energy required to morph into these shapes, Sometimes it … Continue reading

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It is under the greatest adversity…

O what a week! These last few weeks have been crazy-hectic. I’ve been riding the waves of blue a few weeks ago and dealing with many of the ups and down of human life; which has proved to be a … Continue reading

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~Reflections from an aspiring Buddha~

It was sangha day on Sunday and I attended a talk given by a Buddhist nun, attended by just over 300 people. It was an incredible talk about happiness, which touched on some deep Buddhist concepts, which though I’ve been … Continue reading

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