Poetry, Prose and Parable.

The Fairies at the Bottom of the Garden. Poetry by Estelle D. The Fairies at the Bottom of the Garden. The fairies at the bottom of the garden, Were playing hide and go seek, If you listen closely, you can hear them speak. Gliding by on gossamer wing, Beautiful fairy, sweetly sing. Flowing tresses, silken, […]

Poetry, Prose and Parable.

Communicate to Connect. Communication is not a one way process, it is not even a two way process, communication is a circular process where each party listens, listens some more and then speaks; the desired result being an understanding of unity. Even if the parties disagree, each party at least understands where the other is […]

Poetry, Prose and Parable.

Communicate to Connect. Communication involves much more than words; it involves the entire body. The stance of the body, body language, gestures, tone, pitch, volume, eye contact and content are all elements of communication. Words are merely the tools one employs to do the work, however they are very powerful tools. I liken them to […]

Communicate to Connect.

We are going to discuss communication. Clear communication; communication for connection and understanding, it is vital in almost every area of life but, my goodness, how often do we misunderstand, misconnect and misconstrue words! There are five levels of communication, both for the words we speak and the level at which we listen, so we […]

And it came to Pass.

It came to pass; not to stay was one of my mother’s sayings. What she meant was that life is always in a state of constant flux and nothing stays the same forever. Of-course, forever is a very long time, but still you get the picture, the bad times will not last forever, there will […]

Spring Clean.

In the southern hemisphere, Spring is here. And I am so thankful for its arrival. We live in a location that has beautiful tree lined streets and parks and gardens bursting with colour. At this time of year our city hosts The Carnival of Flowers; it is a wonderful celebration to Spring. Covid 19 has […]

Poetry, Prose and Parable.

Father’s Day I have been thinking about my Father this past week. On Friday August 31st 2001 he passed from this life and two days later, the first Sunday in September, it was our first Father’s Day without him. The following day at 12.00 noon we celebrated his life; if you knew my father you […]