The Journey, by Mary Oliver:
One day you finally knew
what you had to do, and began,
though the voices around you
their bad advice—
though the whole house
began to tremble
May 2, 2013 by Catriona OCurry Under catriona, journey, o'curry Posted in SPIRIT | No Comments »
‘Confession is a stripping away of protection, the telling of a truth which might once have seemed like a humiliation, become suddenly a gateway, an entrance to solid ground; even...
April 2, 2013 by Catriona OCurry Under catriona o'curry, confession Posted in PONDERING | No Comments »
In this song, Elvis Costello laments the ‘darkness of insanity’ that surrounds us. Happily though, it seems that for an increasing number of us, peace is the main item on the menu...
January 7, 2013 by Catriona OCurry Under catriona o'curry, love, peace, understanding Posted in PONDERING | No Comments »
I don’t think we’re the ones who actually discover truth. And yet it cannot be revealed to us unless we actively seek it, and then trust that it will come…
Considering all the...
November 5, 2012 by Catriona OCurry Under catriona o'curry, truth Posted in PONDERING | No Comments »
One of the things I say to my students is: “You have a choice about whether you go to a place of shame”. On hearing this, their thoughts become almost audible:
“what do you mean,...
September 8, 2012 by Catriona OCurry Under choice, react, respond, shame, trigger Posted in PONDERING | No Comments »
“Those individuals that are worth the name of being manly, or godly manly, are those that use the discouraging moments rather as the testing periods and make of them stepping-stones...
July 28, 2012 by Catriona OCurry Under catriona o'curry, edgar cayce, ego, foundation, personal growth Posted in PONDERING | No Comments »
All of our famous luminaries are saying that we’re on the verge of a profound shift in consciousness. Marianne Williamson has been saying this for years. Here in Arizona, the Hopi...
May 19, 2012 by Catriona OCurry Under catriona, o'curry, self reflection Posted in PONDERING | No Comments »
Synergy is a word that means a great deal to me. But there are times when it just can’t be achieved by goodwill alone.
Three years ago my husband and I moved into a co-housing community....
March 11, 2012 by Catriona OCurry Under bullying, cohousing, communication, community, consensus Posted in PONDERING | No Comments »
There are times in our lives when we must close one chapter in order to begin another. Some times it is by choice and some times not. I’d rather choose. Trust me, it’s a...
September 5, 2008 by Catriona OCurry Posted in SPIRIT | No Comments »
Shine on!This little light of mine, I’m gonna let it shine, This little light of mine, I’m gonna let it shine,This little light o’ mine, I’m gonna let it shine,Let...
July 4, 2008 by Catriona OCurry Posted in SPIRIT | No Comments »
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