When I was walking on the beach the other day, I saw a huge block of polystyrene with half-inch thick steel plate attached to either side of it. The edges of the steel plate had been broken rather than cut, and I wondered what it had been and where it had come from. The steel on both sides had become the home to a large number of large barnacles, so
Last week’s blog left me feeling a little overwhelmed. There are so many things happening in the world with the potential to cause us fear, without reading more in a spiritual book, or writing about them in my own blog. http://www.lorelletaylor.com/think-twice/ I was especially troubled when I heard of the loss of lives in rapidly rising flood-waters, so close to my home. As I stopped to feel compassion for those
As I look outside my window as I type, I see a growing river of water flowing through my back yard, fed by the stream coming through our breezeway and along our back verandah. I can also see a soggy butcher bird and a few mickey birds (noisy miners), sheltering from the heavy rain in our gazebo. A short time ago, we had a power outage for about 40 minutes
You may have noticed that I haven’t posted any blogs in the last couple of weeks. I have been away on holidays to a place described by many as the most beautiful place on Earth – Aitutaki in the Cook Islands. This small island, with an area of 17 square kilometres and a population of just over 2,000 people, is set in a beautiful turquoise lagoon, surrounded by a coral
Do we all have different answers to this question? Is the answer as individual as each of us is? I’ll give you my answer and you can tell me what you think. I want a world where every man, every woman, every child, every animal, and Mother Earth herself, are treated with respect. I want a world where every person on the Earth has sufficient food, water, shelter and security.