Tag: love

She Smiles

She smiles Yet it doesn’t reach her eyes The depth of her pain Kept locked away inside She yearns to reach out And express the whirlwind within Yet her past torments her Reminders crawling on her skin Will she? Won’t she? Or will she close up and flee? Past patterns repeating Until one day she

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Feedback is your friend

“You feel different”. It’s a comment I receive so regularly now. I’m not really surprised, I am grateful though, when it comes from the people who have been at ground level of my development work because they have seen me warts and all. When it comes from my friends who have been in my life

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The parenting stage no one talks about

I have reached a stage in my parenting journey that no one ever talks about. No one writes books saying this is how it’s done for this stage. Pregnancy, babies, toddlers, children, even teens are written about. But no one talks about the transition from being the parent raising a child to being a parent

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To the girl I was then – I forgive you

To the girl I was then – I forgive you. I forgive you for believing that you didn’t matter. I forgive you for thinking that what you had to say wasn’t worth other people listening. I forgive you for thinking you needed to be perfect to help anyone else. I forgive you for the things

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2020 taught me this

Do you ever think about how amazing those moments where time doesn’t exist are? Where you are just so in the moment that there is no concept of what the time is or how long it’s been? Do you know how to bring this into your every day living? I get so excited when I

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A witness to love

Have you ever witnessed so much love being poured into a person that the energy is palpable and everyone’s bodies are moving with this energy and emotion is abundant? This energy injects the space with something that cannot be put into words and is an honour to experience and witness. I’ve experienced love in so

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