Seeing in the rearview mirror


We want to know where we are, yet sometimes it only becomes clear as we look behind. And we can’t drive from the rearview mirror unless we’re going backwards. But we can hope that someday we can make peace with these in-between times. So for these current times, here is John O’Donohue’s beautiful blessing For … Read more

In-betweenness and being in the mist


The chilled mist rolling into the valley, obliterating the contours, and then rolling out again was an interesting experience. And I wonder whether these in-between times we’ve been exploring have other parallels. Because when we find ourselves in these gaps, we often lose sight of the contours of the landscape. So perhaps it’s at these … Read more

Musing on the need for certainty


These days I spend much more time in the in-between space. Holding up the certainties of either side and wondering how useful they really are. Because living here in the valley, immersed in the entangled rhythm of life, I know that death is the only certainty. And even that is a transition.

Travelling between here and there


Yesterday, I was musing on Sharing what we find.* So it only seems right to share something I found, courtesy of Joanna Maberly: “In the universe, there are things that are known, and things that are unknown, and between them are doors.” – William Blake Joanna opens her thoughtful piece on Thresholds: An Invitation to … Read more

Being drawn


With the drawing of this Love and the voice of this Calling T S Eliot, Little Gidding, Four Quartets Who draws you? And what inspires you to step forward into the unknown? I wonder what is pulling you from where you have been and where is it taking you? It’s worth asking because stepping across … Read more

Close proximity


In the space between,when the intentionis to be here,not there, youare not alone.