Pathways to Peace

Have you ever noticed what happens when you try to recapture a perfect moment? Take this photograph for example.  My husband and I were out for a walk, and I snapped this image, which in my opinion really captured the path.  The feeling.  The essence of something – I don’t quite know what.  It was…

Crisis Management

I woke up early this morning and realized how these words hardly belong together. The point being, you can’t manage a crisis. You can try to.  Much like trying to manage a 2 year old child.  However, they simply can’t be managed.  A two year old manages you.  They teach you all kinds of amazing…

Princess Cranky Pants

Have you ever been a Princess (or Prince) Cranky Pants? Well this week that pretty much defined me.  I couldn’t put my finger on it either, which made me feel even more cranky. Was it the Christmas season madness?  Bushfires going on all around us?  Transitions with children in the family?  A full moon?  Hormones? …

Finding Beauty

It’s an important thing, beauty. We often link it to how we look. Or rather how our looks appear to others. Beauty is not vanity, and it’s good that we don’t mix the two. Finding objects of beauty can lift our hearts in a second. When we see a true object of beauty, it takes…

Simplicity Works

 Simplicity Works. It really does. It works when you’re writing.  It works when you’re communicating.  It works when you are performing and/or presenting to groups of people. Simplicity works when you’re choosing who to spend your time with.  It works when you’re cooking a meal. Simplicity works when you’re creating a new outfit.  You keep…