What I have learned from this life, and yet

  I was reading a tweet about body image yesterday, how we should be proud of the body we have regardless of our shape (which I agree with, and liked) when at the same time I was sitting in the garden, holding in my round tummy, and sighing about the size of my upper arms.Continue reading “What I have learned from this life, and yet”

The seeking of balance

Out of chaos, out of form, comes balance. It reveals itself, not to those who crave order but to those who walk through the mire. It holds those undesired in its arms, its cradle soothing their dissonance. It looks into our world of spinning thoughts and yearning, and speaks: “Find me in your middle, drawContinue reading “The seeking of balance”

Questions 

A lazy bank holiday day today after a busy couple of days and i’m feeling reflective. As i settled to watch a talk by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, a Buddhist teacher, I found myself listing a whole load of questions. Given the powerful influence of our lovely retrograde Mercury in all things inward looking I thoughtContinue reading “Questions “