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Keep calm in the eye of the storm

Keep calm in the eye of the storm

Nature has taught me many things. Without her, I would not have found the space and stillness to embrace myself more fully, both my darkness and my light.

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For Zari who couldn't stay

For Zari who couldn't stay

You came as we all do; agreeing to a body, vulnerable and unique.   You saw,  felt took it in deep.   Could I have sat beside you through the deepest of that dark, dark night?   You went silently,...

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Heal fraught relationships with Ho’oponopono

Heal fraught relationships with Ho’oponopono

We all have people in our lives that we worry about. They may be in the clutches of addiction, they may be unwell, or we may have become estranged from them because of their bad behaviour.  There are also people...

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Nature makes me kinder

Nature makes me kinder

This week has not been one of my best. I have been overloaded, overwhelmed and overburdened...plugging away at my never ending "to do" list , snapping at the kids and fighting with my husband about every little thing. I think...

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Dear Amazonia

Dear Amazonia

Dear Amazonia, I apologise on behalf of humanity. Unlike your mother, nature, who acts in response to natural rhythms, we humans have replaced cycles with unnatural greed that ironically threatens our own long-term survival more than it does your own....

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Why you should take your whanau to Ihumātao

Why you should take your whanau to Ihumātao

On Saturday, my husband, two sons and I headed to Ihumātao, to stand with those occupying the land near Auckland Airport. We parked our car 15 minutes from the site and joined hundreds of others who were either heading to,...

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the soul desires expression

the soul desires expression

we are all broken each one of us not just those who so generously let us let it witness it, but every human being tied to her human family with the pain, strife, war and famine that have lived before...

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You are Enough

You are Enough

I wanted to remind you this week that you are enough, you have achieved enough, you have loved enough, you have contributed enough, you are enough. I don't know about you but I am sometimes pretty hard on myself. I'm...

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9/11 and the mission of Freedom Song

9/11 and the mission of Freedom Song

Today is September 11th and I am reminded of the many ways the world changed on that fateful day, 17 years ago. Mark and I were living in downtown Manhattan at the time, and when we were finally allowed back...

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