Circles of Separation: Fork in the Road

Amira and some of her friends from Waldmeer continue their search for healing and happiness in Circles of Separation.

Chapter 1: Bird of Prey

Vera stood very still. She listened carefully to Mullum-Mullum. She did not want to miss any of the few words he was giving by way of instruction. In his customary style, Mullum-Mullum spoke in a meaningful but mysterious manner,

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Content Creators

Nowadays, most writers could more accurately and broadly refer to themselves as content creators. We still write, but not just books. We also write blogs, poetry, and short stories. We use our creativity, combined with easily available technology, to turn ourselves into photographers (with varying success). We make videos and, out of necessity, often become the starring actor, director, camera team, and makeup/costume department. We have had to broaden our skills and have an open mind about all the forms of communication that are constantly expanding. Continue reading “Content Creators”

Growing Success

“Isn’t it the wrong time of year to prune roses?” said my neighbour, two weeks ago, as we both took our bins out. “Should I be pruning mine too?” he asked with the willingness of an eager apprentice. He is a long-time househusband. He has run his house and children and acted as a support person for his wife’s busy career as competently as any housewife could. However, he is not quite so happy with his garden. Although respectable, he says it is lacking in comparison with other gardens he admires.

“No, don’t prune your roses,” I said. “It’s still summer. It’s hot. It’s the wrong time of year but you know me; I garden by instinct.” Continue reading “Growing Success”

The Love of Devotion: Chapters 5 & 6

CHAPTER 5: TEACHERS

Past Teachers

One never forgets one’s past teachers or disciplines. Such allegiances are forever enshrined in our heart and continue to help, inspire, and mould us. They are pivotal to our development and our total and absolute devotion to them secures the progress which blossoms from that commitment. The cemented bond between teacher and student surpasses time and space, and the love of a teacher can be beckoned whenever requested. Further, one often has an ongoing commitment to the other students of a teacher and, indeed, the entire group of that pathway. Nevertheless, in spite of loyalties, our inner spiritual drive will take its own path through the terrain it determines is best. It will have its own timing and will guide us to whoever is most beneficial to the next stage of our growth. Continue reading “The Love of Devotion: Chapters 5 & 6”