I used to feel uncomfortable when people asked me why I am estranged from my family. It is difficult to explain a life-long struggle in a few sentences. How do you describe the rejection and the hurt? How do you share openly without being judged? People with strong relational families find it hard to understand. … Continue reading let go… or be dragged
ek geniet warrel-wind weke net soos ek my stilte geniet who knows their own story? it certainly makes no sense when you are in the middle of it nick cave a woman in harmony with her spirit is like a river flowing. she goes where she will without pretense… and arrives at her destination, prepared … Continue reading free spirit
14 Mei 2017 ek het vandag al langs die kus afgery ‘n trip down memory lane mtwalumi hibberdene scottbury volume 1: 1978 ~ 1981 margate ek onthou hoe kwaai my pa was en jy was vies omdat ek nie club toe kon gaan nie ma het besluit jy is nie goed vir my … Continue reading memory lane
“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.” Kurt Vonnegut I have often been fascinated by people’s perspectives; the fact that two people can look at the same thing or event and experience totally opposite emotions. I have seen siblings growing up in the same … Continue reading don’t look at me in that tone of voice!
it feels like a rare moment where different intentions and old grudges are cast aside and a future unbiased by the past can cause us to consciously advance to connect with the present, to live in the present, to live from the essence, is the meaning of life. if we are disconnected from the … Continue reading words and pictures from the camino
11 April 2017 ek leer baie oor myself met hierdie gelopery en die mense wat nou en dan langs my loop óp voor my om die pad aan te dui te encourage uit te daag en dié wat agterna loop om seer te verwerk en soms te praat maar as ek alleen loop dan leer … Continue reading my camino droom
“Conscious aging is a new way of looking at and experiencing aging that moves beyond our cultural obsession with youth toward a respect and need for the wisdom of age” (Stephan Rechtschaffen, M.D.) I recently had the privilege of walking my daughter down the aisle. Two weeks later we were celebrating my son’s engagement. … Continue reading do not regret growing older ~ it is a privilege denied to many