Category Archives: Pain for the World

Were you made for these times?

Have you set sail yet? Yesterday I was listening to a meditation by Tara Brach and near the end she read some writing by Clarissa Pinkola Estes.  This writing spoke to me on a deep level. It reminded me to keep going even when times are tough and that I am not alone. There are

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If we look after our hurt places we can change the world.

Sometimes we don’t realise how much we have changed until a situation comes along and we find we behave quite differently to how we might have in the past. That’s what happened to me this week. The rain in Argyll can be relentless at times, as you can hear in this video. My upbringing left

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Why is it important to watch the film Aluna?

I am showing this film Aluna in my community because I believe it carries a powerful message for all of us non-aborigonal people; we, who over many generations, have become so detached and disconnected from the earth we are now complicit in its destruction. Our lives are now constructed in such a way that we

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Do you apologise for the tears you shed or the rage you feel? Don’t!

How deeply do you feel about the atrocities happening in the world? Do they fill you with sadness? Do you weep? I hope so. For to feel sorrow, fear, anger, helpless, overwhelmed or anything else in response to the state of our world is telling you something very important: you are still connected and you still

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I could despair and give up, but instead I invite you to read this post and act on it?

If you read no further please at least listen to this: Podcast: Wise Traditions – Vaxxed – A directors commentary and watch this: Film: Vaxxed My blood is boiling and I would really like to let rip on this page giving you a full blown rant about the big pharmaceutical companies and the dangers they

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Letters of Support For Standing Rock

Today is the day I decided to do something,   and I’m inviting you to join me. This morning I watched yet another video about harm being done to the peaceful protesters at Standing Rock. Everyday we are exposed to the painful things taking place around the world. Videos of blood covered children gassed in Syria

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Why I don’t wear a poppy and how there are more permanent ways to honour and respect those who have lost their lives or suffered through war.

“I felt then, as I feel now, that politicians who took us to war should have been given the guns and told to settle their differences themselves, instead of organising nothing better than legalised mass murder.” Harry Patch Today many will have been involved in commemorating the contribution of British and Commonwealth military and civilian

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Changing The World One Oatcake At A Time.

I started to write about making my own oatcakes and out came all this! Several times over the last few months I have heard things which alarmed me, information which suggests the global collapse is upon us, disaster imminent. I freaked out.  I felt I couldn’t cope with the information, I have no reference points for

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