Blackmans Bay Beach - My Morning Walk "Choosing" My Day On the top of my "To Do" list template it says "Make Today Awesome"' But to be honest, I don't even notice those words. I'm too busy trying to get all the things in my head out on paper. And then I am too busy … Continue reading Make Today Awesome
There are times as I have grown older when I’ve suddenly realised I don’t know something that everyone else seems to know. Does that happen to you? These bits and pieces of information have been many and varied throughout my life. But they cropped up constantly when I was a young adult. Usually it was … Continue reading The Things My Mother Never Taught Me
The day of my 16th birthday dawned hot and clear. The bright Melbourne sky seared impossibly blue outside my bedroom window. It was the first day of the school year. Year 11 beckoned. I could hear some commotion in Mum and Dad’s room, next to mine. Small noises, sighs and groans as they moved around … Continue reading Never The Same
This incident happened years ago, but to Sara the memory still has a life of its own.
Perhaps you too were traumatised as a result of your parents' actions
For some reason this day four-year-old Joseph was cross. And I was cross back at him. I was asking him to do something which I thought quite reasonable. I can’t remember exactly . . . it may have been to put his toys away. But did he want to do it? No! At this stage, … Continue reading The BIG Coverup
Slow down - Things happen! I finished working with Samaritan's Purse as the State Manager of Operation Christmas Child only a few days ago and I suddenly came down with the worst cold I've had in years. It is making me go slow . . . really slow. It's probably not the best way, but … Continue reading Slowing Down