I knocked at her hotel door in floods of tears. I had spent the day touring the killing fields and torture centre of Phnom Penh. I thought I'd been doing okay. I'd come back to the hotel and spoken with my family. I had eaten lunch and washed off the grime from the morning in … Continue reading accept or embrace?
Mr and I watched "Inside Out" last night. We do this often, watch a kid's movie checking to see if it is a good one to share with our girls. So we settled down for fun night in, totally unaware of what we were in for. I cried the whole way through. "Inside Out" … Continue reading Inside Out, Brene Brown and Pandora’s box
The processing of my week in Cambodia to work with the wonderful people of Transform, continues. It has evolved, as I have worked through the questions that have been raised by my experience. But currently I am going through a process of re-evaluating. I am thinking carefully about the stuff we own, the things we fill our … Continue reading word play (three words for the price of one)
Things have been a little quiet around here since I got back from Cambodia and that is because I have been processing: Processing their reality and our reality. Processing the lottery that means my children are born in Australia with all the access to education and health that their birth place entitles them too, and … Continue reading processing (a post Cambodia word play)
One of the images I took a mental snapshot of was a broken China plate on the side of the road. It was crisp and white with the rose pattern standing out. A glimpse of beauty in amongst the rubbish and dirt of the slum. It is an image I can't shake and it … Continue reading On broken plates and beauty
Too much on my mind, so I'll sum it all up in a word play: expectant: expecting, anticipating, or hopeful; having expectations; pregnant; a person who expects something The thing about being expectant is it is all about the anticipation and the hope. And there is no real concept of the reality. It is a dream world … Continue reading expectant