Category: all the small things

patience

My grandmother taught me a lot, but she used the word ‘patient’ explicitly to train my behaviour. Since the time of waiting for cakes to bake in my grandma’s kitchen, and waiting for paint to dry in my granddad’s yard,

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contemplate

The revelation of a new idea. Good advice from a friend. A fresh plan. Use of a new service. Each day brings so many choices, and so many good ideas and opportunities. If we open our eyes and hearts, we

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starting

I like to plan. A few points in a list, a few ideas, a few risks, and I’m all set to create something, start something. Sometimes it’s best to just get on with things – take ‘massive immediate action‘ and

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walk

Meditation may simply be about sitting still. There are many techniques to calm the mind and body, yet the basics are to be still and perhaps be aware of your breath. Walking can become a meditation. Being aware of your

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late to the party

Have you ever felt excluded by other people’s enthusiasm? If they all love it, then let them have it, you might think. I don’t know its value and I don’t want to, you might conclude. I adore being an evangelist

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