Ligo Haibun Challenge~ Quote Week Here are the two choices presented this week. 'If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.' Lao Tzu 'Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.' Lao Tzu ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The groove was strong. Late night drumming. No rules here. No leader. Twelve … Continue reading Where’s the one?
Haibun Thinking~ Freestyle Prompt One step forward. Then a breath. Another step. Another breath. So it goes. Walking mindfully. Just do. Breath and movement as one. Nourishment for the body and for the soul. Nowhere to go. Only here. Just be. Walk with intention to nourish the deepest parts Do be do be do
Ligo Haibun Challenge~Word Prompt Temple/Empty ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Breathing in I watch the snow fall. Breathing out I watch the snow fall. All around me is white and pure. A new moment sparkling in my awareness. That which was dark is now light. Miraculous and yet quite normal. It's funny how my feeling empty has a heaviness … Continue reading Still Here!
Here in the UK there is an ongoing debate about the need for creativity in education. Our current Minister for Education Michael Gove says he is all for it but is not delivering on the ground. Far from it. Here's a snippet from an excellent article by Ken Robinson. Hans Zimmer is an Oscar-winning composer, … Continue reading A message to you Mr Gove
Haibun Thinking: Art Week I am doing everything in my power to soften around the edges. To allow the vulnerability that sits at my core to just be there. To feel without self recrimination the pain that is present. Not to judge. Not to measure. Just to allow. To witness. As I would a cloud … Continue reading Matters of the heart
Literature Prompt: Gathering her brows like gathering storm, Nursing her wrath to keep it warm Robert Burns ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The sound of the bagpipes arouses in me an old and familiar feeling. Here amongst these brother and sister Celts I am at home. The Haggis is now piped in and ready to be addressed thus: Fair … Continue reading Burns Night