Monthly Archives: August 2019

Hiroshima transfiguration…?

Hiroshima Terror in a flash of light, Horror, pain and devastation… Lasting devastation… We must not forget! + We must not forget, As today those memories collide With another story, A light on a mountainside The glowing face of peace … Continue reading

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An open letter to President Trump…. on violence, mental illness and more…

Dear President Trump, I’d like a little of your time to talk to you about mental illness and mental health. I don’t know what your understanding of mental illness and mental health is, but I speak for myself and for … Continue reading

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Prayer…

Sometimes my prayers are hurled At the heavens in desperate longing… + Break upon my life in power… Let thunder and lightning roar, Mountains quake, Seas rage And my heart melt like wax As I am overcome… + Break into … Continue reading

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Angst..

I am on sabbatical, so many people tell me this is a blessing, an opportunity, a space, a time to rediscover to recreate, to recuperate… But I am going to call it as I find it it is hard, it … Continue reading

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Fool

Another friend on the edge… Life or death The choice Stark… To live, to die, To be…. Or to cease.. On the edge A fool.? A fool.. Stepping off, Stepping over.. A fool… Risk, Risking all… A fool, On the … Continue reading

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Not ready….

What space is this, This place of grace (Your invitation) Door held open, Arms wide in welcome… + My eyes search the floor, Safer than your face… There I would encounter love, Love, kindness and compassion … And I am … Continue reading

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Expectations.. a conversation with God and myself…

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Small triumphs…

Small triumphs … + Deciding to cook, Putting away the take away menu Taking the vegetables from the fridge, Chopping, spicing, slicing, frying… A Small triumph… + Getting out of bed, Deciding to get a hair cut, Reading a book, … Continue reading

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Through chaos

To move out of chaos I must embrace it… No more hiding… but In turning, seeing, owning, Each shadow. Each wound, Each doubt, Each fear, As mine, as me, In knowing they have Shaped me, Moulded me, Made me…. Every … Continue reading

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