Category Archive for: ‘peace’

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    Moods of Motherhood

    Moods of Motherhood charts the inner journey of motherhood, giving voice to the often nebulous, unspoken tumble of emotions that motherhood evokes: tenderness, frustration, joy, grief, depression, playfulness and love. She explores the taboo subjects of maternal ambiguity, competitiveness, and the quest for perfection, offering […]

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    Shining a Light… On Women’s Shadows

    We’re entering challenging territory here. Territory which might provoke strong feelings. So just a reminder on how we rock at Dreaming Aloud: this is my safe space for dreaming… aloud. I share my process and ideas as they emerge in all their vulnerability and imperfection. […]

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  • Equanimous

    When we attended a Vipassana 10 day silent meditation retreat in Japan, the word that the whole experience centred around was “equanimity”. This is what we were being urged to practice by the disembodied voice coming from the tape recorder of the guru, “cultivate equanimity” […]

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    I always thought that I was drawn to Buddhism and Quakerism because they were non-dogmatic routes to personal enlightenment. They speak to my own journey, by elucidating and honouring the individual’s inner path. This morning I suddenly realised why else they draw me – they […]

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    Peace be with you… And also with you. I always loved those words from the church services of my youth. The handshake and the wishing of peace to be with another person. This small act always awakened the desire for peace within myself. The still […]

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