Let Love In

December 14, 2011 by  
Filed under A-ha! Space, current

I must be honest. Each year when asked to write something about Christmas and celebrating, I find it very difficult to do so. I balk at the task. And the reason for this is my knowledge that Christmas is not a happy time for everybody. There are a lot of people for whom Christmas is […]

I see flowers.

December 7, 2011 by  
Filed under current, Living Space

There are always flowers for those who want to see them ~ Matisse When I look at the artworks of Matisse I see more than colour and movement. I see a celebration of life. In particular, I love his paper cut outs which appear to be so simple yet are full of colour and rhythm. When you […]

Bing. Bam. Boom.

December 5, 2011 by  
Filed under current, Guest Space

Today we welcome back Lisa Rough as our Guest Contributor. More about Lisa below. “We seldom notice how each day is a holy place Where the eucharist of the ordinary happens, Transforming our broken fragments Into an eternal continuity that keeps us.” ~John O’Donohue December is here. I swear that just yesterday, it seemed as […]

A Reason to Celebrate

December 22, 2010 by  
Filed under A-ha! Space

Have you ever noticed how many of our celebrations involve light? On New Year’s Eve we have fireworks; on Valentine’s Day, romantic candles. On Halloween we set tea lights in Jack-o-lanterns and at Christmas we deck miniature lights ‘round our Christmas trees. Even our birthdays don’t get away without a little trick of a candle […]

Do Join in Our Celebrations!

December 2, 2010 by  
Filed under The Space

Hey girl – I hope you’ve got your party dress on, and your dancing shoes on your feet… it’s celebration time! All month long, as the festive season heats up, we’ll be sharing tips, stories and meanings on celebration. I’ve a confession of sorts to make, however. I’ve been in denial about Christmas this year. […]

We’re talking about Ceremony

December 1, 2009 by  
Filed under The Space

Wow! December is here! Another year end approaches at the speed of light, and as the weather heats up here, and cools down for our northern friends, our thoughts turn to celebrations and the passing of time. Our chosen theme for December is Ceremony. A little different from the usual, and boy, have our contributors […]