Author Archives: somethingof

About somethingof

I am a carer and spiritual companion. Anamcara. I contemplate the Mystery and Earthiness of being here and now. How life touches and moves me. Simple being. What I hear and see within and without. Of the Great Silence, Love, connection and oneness, suffering and depth, presence and union, healing and hope, our unfolding. Thankyou for looking thro' this window with me. I hope there are resonances for you. Gabrielle Cheung

Upon rising

New shoots are pressing thro’ without much warning green and fresh life returning after dark change has pushed thro’ change and is pressing forth more unbidden and unhaltable silent, inching juggernaut to which our weary eyes might close and failing … Continue reading

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Whence someone new

Every so often everything comes together converges to a single point and from that emerges the singular new thing built secretly over time appearing in time and space as a miracle and catches your eye Each instance of your life and … Continue reading

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The timeliness of things

End of something don’t know what exactly like threshing I guess when all us up for grabs… who am I? what am I about? what do I want? what can I tolerate? what don’t I really care that much about? … Continue reading

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We shine as diamond

O see the need and respond at once with body intelligence, with heart intelligence and mind intelligence… How lovely the brightness of my body the glowing light of my heart the sheer clarity of my mind like the sun do … Continue reading

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Inspiring fresh fields of old

There is a magical moment upon the threshing floor when everything is up for grabs! Eyes lift in wonder at the ripe wheat suspended mid-air high above the winnowing fan and in this moment, freedom, where chaff and grain fly … Continue reading

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To fall in love with gratitude

Like charting stars as they appear across the night sky has been my delight and each a beautiful diamond with which to fall in love! How lucky, how blessed to have loved many times and to have held so many … Continue reading

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Finding myself asking again

  Do I actually see ? Person, whole thing, happening process? Do I believe that I am shifting, changing, and going onward? Growing, moving into being free, fresh, expansive? Trusting implicitly, quietly, into the wholeness of it all? “How does … Continue reading

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sweet mortal coil

Just beneath the surface yet deep between the skins of our old and new waits the growing space and presently flows the grace we need the fluidity of such love and goodwill to edge gently within between our skin secretly … Continue reading

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Today

  Just now I feel as if something has clicked At long last I wake to see things of fresh magnificence and welcome mystery The experience of this life is real time birthing and her grinding weariness and endurance of … Continue reading

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to the deer’s cry

i arise today with the season’s turning autumn change winter depth freshness of spring bloom of summer! ~ birth and death ebb and flow ~ ~ creativity of Earth darkness and light ~ To the deer’s cry ~ Arise Gabrielle … Continue reading

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