Tag: Love

A Near Death Experience

I want to share with you a Near Death Experience that my partner Ian had several weeks before he died. Ian lived with Neuro-Endocrine Pancreatic cancer with Metastases to the liver for over 9 years. When he was diagnosed, he was told there were… Continue Reading “A Near Death Experience”

Life is beautiful

Life is Beautiful. It is also full of paradox. In accepting death, we learn how to truly live. In accepting our faults and vulnerabilities we become truly strong. In letting go, we gain more. In slowing down, and aligning with the flow of Life,… Continue Reading “Life is beautiful”

the Art of Surrender

Instead of the word Surrender, I could use Acceptance – they are inter-changeable in this instance. However it amuses me to use the word Surrender, because the very word used to bring up so much resistance within me. It was one of the Life… Continue Reading “the Art of Surrender”

Know Yourself

I guess you could say that at the age of forty, when life as I knew it feel apart, I experienced a deep existential crisis. Possibly one of the greatest gifts Life could have sent me at the time. It didn’t feel that way… Continue Reading “Know Yourself”

Love yourself

I spent 4 days in hospital recently as a result of the physical symptoms I was experiencing (my first nights in hospital in 13 years of living with cancer – not bad going!). A CT scan (it was 16 months since my last), showed… Continue Reading “Love yourself”

The Little Things

I have been spending a lot of time out on my bike, photographing nature while the Covid-19 drama plays out on the global stage, and in a moment of clarity this week, I understood the value of the Little Things in living a happy… Continue Reading “The Little Things”

Resist or surrender

In just a few short weeks, life has changed dramatically. My all important freedom has been severely curtailed. As of Wednesday, when I learned there were several cases of Covid-19 now in this city, I no longer go out into the community, and physical… Continue Reading “Resist or surrender”

The Source of Happiness

Are you happy? What makes you happy? How does happiness feel? I am studying Meditation Teaching and Holistic Counselling, and this week, part of the assignment was to do a survey on happiness, and it has really got me contemplating. Everyone I surveyed when… Continue Reading “The Source of Happiness”