Give Love Away | 52 Acts of Grace | Week 52

Consciously choose to give Love away today. No matter where you are, what you’re doing, consciously decide to let Love be your answer and choose the most loving path, no matter what. And yes, I know it can be hard. Habits, patterns of behaviour built up over the years, accustomed responses can all get in … Continue reading Give Love Away | 52 Acts of Grace | Week 52

Share a Meal | 52 Acts of Grace | Week 51

We did a lot of sitting around the table sharing a meal, sharing in good times and conversation and the beautiful, yet invisible threads of family and friendship that tie us together. It was divine. From Easter Sunday brunch at the Golf Club with my two sisters, my beloved, brother-in-law, my youngest daughter’s man (she … Continue reading Share a Meal | 52 Acts of Grace | Week 51

Be Curious. | 52 Acts of Grace | Week 50

It’s easy to tell ourselves we know everything there is to know about ourselves. Don’t believe it. Don’t believe everything you think. Often, your thoughts just aren’t true. They’re just constructs of your experiences colliding with your capacity to let go of who and what you believe to be true about yourself and the world … Continue reading Be Curious. | 52 Acts of Grace | Week 50

Take Action | 52 Acts of Grace | Week 49

The world is full of people with good intentions. Good intentions do not make a difference to our journey. Action does. Years ago, sitting in a coffee shop by myself, I saw a young woman seated by herself at another table. She wasn’t doing anything in particular. Just sitting there, staring silently into the distance, occasionally … Continue reading Take Action | 52 Acts of Grace | Week 49

Speak softly. Step gently. | 52 Acts of Grace | Week 47

  One of my mother’s favourite sayings when I was small was “If you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all.” She held her own counsel, seldom vying from the path of kindness towards others. Yesterday, my sister and I met with my mother and a transition worker to talk about next steps. … Continue reading Speak softly. Step gently. | 52 Acts of Grace | Week 47

Express Yourself | 52 Acts of Grace | Week 45

  I am amazed to see that I am already at Week 45 with this series! Thank you for those who follow along and encourage me.  It can be easy with a project like this to lose ground, give up, stop before it’s completed. I am grateful that I have chosen not to. that I … Continue reading Express Yourself | 52 Acts of Grace | Week 45

Take Care | 52 Acts of Grace | Week 44

There are so many opportunities in this world to not, take care. To tell ourselves, “Ha! I can do what I want because everyone else is.” Fact is, doing what we want to create happiness, joy, wealth… cannot be at the expense of someone else’s happiness, rights, happiness, joy. We are inter-relational. We are inter-dependent. Like … Continue reading Take Care | 52 Acts of Grace | Week 44