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Living up to labels

Living up to labels

Terms of reference regarding labels of identity are in a state of flux. This is not a new phenomenon, since some folks were forcibly transported from one part of the world to another, to suit the purposes of their fellow human beings (whether we like to see them that...

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Candle light

Candle light

I’ve just lit a candle. It’s my way of honouring memories. My interest in healing, surviving and thriving has led me in several directions, through the years. Friends were made on my travels and I have learnt a great deal from certain individuals who were obviously...

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Motion and impact

Motion and impact

Each time a person makes a choice, decision or move, it has an impact of some sort on the lives of others. It follows therefore that we should rely on a combination of intuition and wisdom as we go about our business. Spirit is a singular form of energy. Its essence...

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So remote, yet so near

So remote, yet so near

In this age of remote communication, what difference does it make whether an instant message or Zoom call comes from Nairobi, New York, Northampton or Nags Head? A conversation with a friend in the USA made me think about this. He asked about links and connections I...

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Comfort and numbers

Comfort and numbers

‘There is safety in numbers’ is a well worn saying, used as a source of comfort by lots of people. Is it possible however, that the opposite notion is also a truism? How often do individuals hide their lights under bushels (to use another cliché), because they feel...

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Practice and making choices

Practice and making choices

A sense of purpose or initiative develops through practice. Muscles need to be strengthened and processes experienced. Mistakes are likely to be made, but hopefully, they open up new vistas. A child is sent to get a haircut. Cultural perceptions collide, when the...

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