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The Idea of Elevation

I don’t know about you but I like the ‘idea of elevation’. I like the way the phrase dances off my tongue and makes my synapses sing. 504 more words


The Power of Perspective

The reflective process has stood me in good stead in recent times. But I have to admit it’s been challenging trying to reconcile the perspectives offered by this busy week’s disparate experiences. 468 more words


The Gnarly Nature of Insight

No, you won’t find it under the lemon tree or behind the basil.

For me, insight is something that only comes when I close my eyes and reflect deeply, and this week it was offered up in spades. 378 more words

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The Healing Garden

Rachel Carson reminds me that ‘there is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature ‑ the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after the winter.’

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Turn! Turn! Turn!

‘… to every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven. A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, a time to reap that which is planted.’ … 351 more words


The Merchant and the Afrit

Tomas looked at the Afrit, though his eyes burned to do so, like staring direct at the great Sun in the sky above. “You shall serve me, you say? 825 more words


Through a Garden Prism

Symbolism is under-rated don’t you think? It underpins much of what we value in our lives and yet often we neglect to really appreciate what it offers – I know I do. 386 more words

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