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The Inspiring Blogger Award

Every once in a while I get reminded how many interesting, amazing people there are in this blogging world. Their stories are unique in their own way, yet how many times have we not found ourselves in a stranger’s words?… How many times have we not relived our own traumas and joys simply by reading somebody’s poem, by emerging ourselves in somebody else’s experience?… Words pour into our minds and souls – strangers’ words, not even our own – and they help our personal feelings, emotion and ideas crystalize. 375 more words

high tide wind

i drown in your cigarette winds
faithfully holding onto your clothes
your voice echo through the sky
and my dreams swim before you
you make the bad seem acceptable… 153 more words


By Ivor Sowton: The Time Is Now! A Note on the Appreciation of Others

Jesus in A Course of Love (ACOL), as he does in A Course in Miracles (ACIM), and for that matter in the New Testament (“Love Thy neighbor as thyself”), is often working to convince us of the critical importance of appreciating our brothers and sisters in our lives just as they seem to be occurring to us. 877 more words


Shiny Happy Hearts

I was getting ready for a first date with someone I was quite attracted to intellectually and was hoping that something great would or could come of making a meal and a drink of what felt like the seeds of a great connection. 183 more words

Finding Hearts

Singapore Cries

We’ve been crying. I have. Every day since I learnt of the death of Mr Lee Kuan Yew, in fact – which is odd, since I have never met the man, nor encountered him in person. 1,198 more words


A Lesbian's Feminism: Between Appreciation & Objectification

I am a feminist. I am a lesbian. To me, these are two of the most important aspects of my identity. I also abhor the objectification of women. 728 more words


Ephemeral pleasures to savour

“…beauty consists of its own passing, just as we reach for it. It’s the ephemeral configuration of things in the moment, when you can see both their beauty and their death.”  ~ … 96 more words