Category Archive: spirit

Blue sky dreaming

Blue sky dreaming

There’s been plenty of blue skies today. Gale force winds have chivvied the clouds around almost recklessly. Hapless office workers scuttled around at lunch time, …

 

Never too old

Never too old

“One rule of the game, in most times and places, is that it’s the young who are beautiful. The beauty ideal is always a youthful …

 

Searching for muchness

Searching for muchness

MAD HATTER (accusing): “You’re not the same as you were before. You were much more … much more muchier … you’ve lost your muchness.” ALICE: “My …

 

Signposts

Signposts

While on a walk around the Tokaanu natural thermal area earlier this week, I noticed a plant I had never seen before. It was covered …

 

Christmas Plan B

Christmas Plan B

As Lynsey has already shared, we hadn’t planned on being home for Christmas. After only one day away we discovered we couldn’t continue to our …

 

Letting our light shine

Letting our light shine

I have been secretly looking forward to Christmas even though I haven’t expressed this feeling outwardly in any way. For the first time ever in my …

 

The green man

The green man

Hiding in full view, of the side of St. Peters, the green man. In this instance, camouflaged in white paint. Subtle, green man, subtle. I understand …

 

The Poor

The Poor

There have been times in my life when I have had no money. Not just not much money, but no money. They were not good …

 

Mid-winter dreaming

Mid-winter dreaming

Ever since she was a child, Kathy had dreamed of speeding across frozen surfaces. A snow white audience shouting encouragement. Faster. Faster! And finally, edging across the …

 

No parking allowed

No parking allowed

Walking back to the car after work, feeling the full force of Monday blowing on our spirits, when we caught up with a very dear …