Tag Archives: Lent

KABBALAH – THE TREE OF LIFE

It’s after 5 in the afternoon. I am sitting and tapping amid all the clutter on my desk. Feeling the fullness of the day. I am tired. I did say after seeding my mother’s and mine petunias and some chili … Continue reading

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BREATHING AND WRITING

Life and writing are akin to me at times.  I struggle to get a letter on the page and taking a deep breath is difficult at times.  If I don’t try, the page remains blank, empty of the stories hidden … Continue reading

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STORYTELLING IN THE DESERT

There are many stories in the desert.  Won’t you take a seat and have a listen? I come from a culture rich in superstition and ancestory whorship.  We honour and worship the deities and ancestors by laying out food and … Continue reading

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THE CHILL OF OUR DESERT

It’s a bit cold here in our desert but we are soothed by its stillness and quietness.  Our hearts are gladdened by the brillance of the sun.  It beckons Sheba and I out the door and down that yellow brick … Continue reading

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ALL THAT I DO

The road to well-being and happiness is not an easy one.  This is not a rant.  It is what I am learning over and over again.  Damn! There is no getting there.  When you get there, you find that there … Continue reading

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LEST I BE MISUNDERSTOOD

Through this period of Lent I have been putting an effort to keep my own council.  It is not an easy thing for I am a talker and I tend to speak my mind.  Speaking my mind hasn’t really worked … Continue reading

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BACK INTO THE DESERT

Just as I am physically  moving out of the desert, I am easing into Lent.  I am back in the desert where the mornings and nights are cool and air is so clear.  The doves are cooing and the song … Continue reading

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30 DAYS IN THE DESERT

Though it is a month before Lent, it is no surprise nor an accident that I find myself in the desert.  I am once again lost in the wilderness, wandering up the lonesome road, trying to find my way, looking … Continue reading

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THE DESERT REVISITED

I am in the desert again.  Only this time it is not of my choosing, nor is it Lent.  But that is how life is.  Sometimes we don’t get to choose. My fingertips had been silent these last days.  No … Continue reading

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PROGRESS

I think I have had too many glasses of wine.  I am not feeling myself on this 43rd day into Lent.  I am feeling rather angry, ticked off. Making progress in becoming enlightened is a hard task.  I am no … Continue reading

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