Thursday, 23 October 2014

so far, yet so near

isn't it amazing to think
that despite our location on this planet,
despite how far away we might sometimes feel,
we are all under the same sky, 
we all feel the heat of the same sun, 
we all see the same moon 
and witness the twinkling of the same stars.

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Monday, 20 October 2014

inhaling peace

as a new day dawns
i realise a simple truth about
that space inside me
that empty space
abandoned by each breath-
i, and only i,
get to choose what
enters that space.
all i want to be filled with today

Sunday, 19 October 2014

good beginnings

fruity, colourful, healthy.
what could be better to start the day with?

Saturday, 18 October 2014

the slow march forward

one foot in front of the other
one step at a time
that's how i move forward

sometimes it can impossible
often it is achingly slow
but looking back i see how far i have come

and that gives me the strength 
to keep going
and to have faith in what lies ahead

Friday, 17 October 2014

chemistry in action

it is basic chemistry in action
but there is something magical about fireworks

watching the night sky explode in colour reaches deep into the child in my soul

but seeing my children's excited faces and hearing their exclamations of delight
was even more wonderful than the sparkles and sounds in the sky.

the firework display we attended last night was part of the 25th anniversary celebrations of the school my children attend.
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