A Christmas Reflection

As the Christmas lights dim and carolling ceases, Children’s toys litter the floor in pieces – My reflective mood comes to the surface again; Time to stop and pick up the pen! I’m too old to believe in fairytale life, As I read of bushfires and growing strife, Yet there’s something that gives me hopeContinue reading “A Christmas Reflection”

The Strong Stand Firm

Just when I think the last tear has fallen, Another trickles down; It provokes a river, Running freely; All of the pain is released. Pictures flash across my mind – Hopes of running free Unentangled by life’s frustrations Pressing towards the prize. I leave the burden by the roadside ; Another sweeps it away. IContinue reading “The Strong Stand Firm”

You Are Enough

One of the most painful things I deal with, having suffered from long-term weakness since my late teens (being prone to pain, soft tissue injuries, fatigue, anxiety and low moods) is  that the people closest to me  don’t seem to empathise consistently. It is hard to keep getting up again to attempt a task whichContinue reading “You Are Enough”