I started writing about this topic last week whilst reflecting on my own need to go to ground for a while. This was before it seemed as though a bit of a rest has become a worldwide imperative.Continue reading “resting and fallow ground”
In singing high notes we are told, ‘To reach higher, you need to sense the depths’. We also need to be prepared to encounter all kinds of darkness, difficulty and challenge, to express what we lament or regret, as a source for our deep desires to reach upwards and outwards. Continue reading “deepening towards the heights”
New capacities are really growing.
You might even call them love.
Truly forgive others for not being what you would hope of them.
They are struggling.
They don’t know how to do it better just yet.
They have fear.
They need your compassion.
Trust speaks a foreign language I have yet to train
my tongue to shape, my ear to comprehend.
I’ve rejected trust as alien even when she longs for refuge
in those pockets of my soul where I’ve long harboured fear