The Best of Freedom

April 30, 2013 by  
Filed under current, The Space

It seems startling to me, looking back, how relevant our theme of the month often is. During April, Freedom became an anthem of hope. Freedom from pain, freedom from terror, freedom from heartache. Freedom from fear. And yet, in that awkward dichotomy, we sometimes need to feel the lack in order to feel blessed for […]

Retrospective: Everyday Breakthroughs

April 28, 2013 by  
Filed under current, Energy Space

“Introducing our Retrospective article for this week: Chosen from our Energy Space contributor, Linda Binns’ articles, we hope this productive piece from January 27, 2012 helps you on the way to your own little breakthrough.” When we think about having a breakthrough, we usually think about it as being a major event. Somehow we expect it to be […]

Freedom: The Choice

April 26, 2013 by  
Filed under Breathing Space, current

“Freedom is what you do with what’s been done to you.” – Jean-Paul Sartre Image Credit

Women, War-time and Freedom: Some Powerful ANZAC Day Reads

April 24, 2013 by  
Filed under current, Reading Space

War stories are often told through the eyes of the men who fought in them. Today, I wish to draw your attention to some tremendously powerful and moving books that show war through the eyes of women. These stories point to another side of war. They are stories that have inspired me, and made me […]

Freedom is a daily practice

April 23, 2013 by  
Filed under Breathing Space, current

A note from Káren Wallace The ultimate freedom is the freedom to be yourself – wholly and completely. Starting Tuesday 30th April, I invite you to begin what could possibly be the most important journey of your life. The journey to you. Supported and encouraged by a small, delicious group of women, with additional one-to-one […]

Hope, I’m Full Of It

April 22, 2013 by  
Filed under current, Guest Space

Please welcome back guest writer Monique Brierley today. More about Monique below… It’s the day after my first born, Scott, now 25, has moved out of home into a flat on his own, and my heart is full of hope. Hope that he finds peace of mind in what will be a fairly uninterrupted environment. […]

Light a Beacon

April 15, 2013 by  
Filed under Breathing Space, current

Once freedom lights its beacon in a man’s heart, the gods are powerless against him. ~Jean-Paul Satre (1905-1980) Image credit Currently Enrolling at The Calm Space Your Vision Quest is a deep untangling of your heart and soul. A journey to the centre of you, to help you feel more comfortable in your own skin. […]

What Freedom Looks Like

April 12, 2013 by  
Filed under current, Mothering Space

Freedom and parenthood. Sounds a bit oxymoronic, doesn’t it? How can you be “free” if someone needs you every moment of every day, for years and years and years on end? How I can be free if, even at the age of 35 I have to get permission to leave the house if the kids […]

Flowers, Fashion, Foster-Care Kids and Time Beings

April 8, 2013 by  
Filed under current, Reading Space

Flowers, fashion memoirs, dangerous women, foster-care kids, Japanese schoolgirls – it’s been an eclectic mix in my reading pile lately. I’ve been thinking about what I would like to bring to you in these Reading Space posts. For a while I was tempted to turn it into a ‘what’s new in the bookworld’ column. But […]

Retrospective: Skipping Down the Road to Organised – Ruby Shoes Optional

April 7, 2013 by  
Filed under current, Organising Space

“Introducing our Retrospective article for this week: Chosen from our Organising Space contributor, Angela Esnouf’s articles, we hope this sparkly piece from March 2, 2012 helps give you the kick of motivation you were searching for!” A Chinese proverb states, “To get through the hardest journey we need to take only one step at a time, but we […]

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