When I broke my spine again, I had a small child to look after. I should have been on bed rest, followed by bracing and possibly in a plaster jacket as well. When driving, I would psyche myself to go through a roundabout, as the pain would make me scream when I turned the wheel.... Continue Reading →
Since my back was broken in the fall at fifteen years of age, I have had almost twenty years of intense pain. Operations, grafts, casts, hardware, braces, physio...I have endured pain that I never would have imagined. I lead a ridiculously full life in spite of it all. At fifteen, I had a hip graft... Continue Reading →
My bolshy mate Nina had foot surgery last year. She was desperate to get out, after being housebound for weeks. Knowing she couldn't walk and was on crutches-her foot needing elevating- I decided to gift her tickets to Les Mis on Boxing Day, when we would be amongst the first to see it in Sydney.... Continue Reading →
I am thankful on this gorgeous autumn day. Firstly, for this little fellow. His name is Bristem and I found him at a fete for $3.00 on Saturday! Handmade in Nundle, he is the inventor of new games for the elderly to play in 'Elador.' He waits patiently for a friend to come by and... Continue Reading →
We used to go down to Ashfield Uniting Church each Sunday, a trip that took an hour each way. It was worth the travel, to see our friends and be a part of a wonderful community. A dear little lady, Joan, joined the community, and had a vibrancy about her. Shortly after I discovered I... Continue Reading →
The perks of brazen gratitude, Part IIIraphaela99: I love this for so many reasons. I love that the lady felt grateful for the buckets of love in her life. Originally posted on pam grout: “Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer.” ― Maya Angelou Being happy and feeling blessed... Continue Reading →
I love this for so many reasons. I love that the lady felt grateful for the buckets of love in her life.
Being happy and feeling blessed is Step #1 when it comes to manifesting. As I said yesterday, that’s one chicken vs. egg dilemma that will never be in question.
Last week, when I was in Kenya, loving the heck out of my awesome career, I got this inspiring email from this amazing light named Madeline McCollom. I was so touched by her story that I asked if I could share. It demonstrates Step #1 in vivid technicolor. Enjoy!!
“In 2004 I gave birth to our second child, a son. Henry was born medically complicated (which I’d learned about at 5 mo. pregnant). He spent his first three years in and out of hospitals and surgeries.
“In a desperate attempt to gain health insurance to cover his expected medical costs, our family got poor…
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The South African Aids Crisis.A few years ago, I interviewed Dr Schwarz, an inspirational man.From 1975-1984, Dr John Schwarz was the medical superintendent of a mission hospital in South Africa. The light radiating from those he tended,the hypnotic pull of burnt sienna sunsets and stars peering through a velvet cloak, saw Dr Schwarz and his family... Continue Reading →
I found a hand-crafted nest by Melissa Fraser the other day. My daughter and I looked at each other, she with a twinkle in her eye. "You have to get it, Mummy," she said. She has been enamoured with eggs and nests all her life. Long before I explained that she came from one precious... Continue Reading →