Are you ready to plant some seeds?

By Lesley | February 24, 2020 | 4 Comments

I’m hoping that, over the past few weeks you’ve got closer to knowing the answers to the questions; ‘what does my heart want/what’s my heart’s deepest desire?’ Perhaps by now you have a list of things you’d like to have in your life, others you’d like to do & ideas as to how you’d like to live more closely aligned to your values. If that’s how far you’ve got, well done, &if you haven’t quite arrived here yet, well done too. There’s no rush & what’s important is that you’ve started, & also that you keep going. What I’m writing about today is how to take the next step. I’ve been using the garden metaphor throughout this process & I love these words from the song Crowded Table by the Highwomen because it expresses beautifully the importance of planting seeds. First; remember an Oak tree won’t flourish in the desert Before you start planting, I encourage you to reality check your dreams, do they fit with who you are & your values? I’m guessing you could grow an Oak tree in the desert, but it would take an awful lot of nurturing, & so it is with dreams, you’re much more likely to achieve them if they match your nature & values. For example I enjoy singing & was in a choir for 9 years. I have a dream of singing a solo & can imagine how wonderful it would feel. However, once I stop to think, I realise that … Read moreAre you ready to plant some seeds?

Childless or Childfree – what’s the difference & does it matter?

By Lesley / March 7, 2013 / 0

I’ve been using the term Childless to describe myself for over 10 years since we stopped trying to have children and jumped off the IVF rollercoaster.  Having read various other … Read moreChildless or Childfree – what’s the difference & does it matter?

beliefs guide everything we do

By Lesley / November 13, 2012 / 0

I’m going to talk about 2 beliefs this time; Have respect for the other person’s model of the world/point of view My previous articles have talked about how we act … Read morebeliefs guide everything we do

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