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  • There comes a time when we expose our roots to make room for new growth.
    Vulnerable to the elements, standing insecure on the surface of the earth.
    We must secure ourselves by strengthening our foundations.

    Gradually we begin to stand tall and feel secure in our own skin, supported by our root-like foundations.

    Nothing should be taken for granted.

    Storms will come. Sunshine will break through those internal clouds and through this process, pain and healing will allow us to start to become proud of who we are.
    Who we are becoming.
    Accepting of our faults and imperfections.

    We are continually growing, developing and drawing strength and courage from the universe and those around us.

    Nurturing ourselves is important.
    Being mindful of our body and spirit and of others.

    Nothing lasts for ever.

    Giving back what we have taken to aid our transformations and restarting the cycle of life is all part of our healing process of mind, body and spirit.

    Look up. Look around you.
    Take a deep breath.
    Feel your lungs expand and your mind calm.

    Feel the energy, the connection with the earth.

    Even if just for a second.

    We only get one chance at this life and if lived well....

    Once is enough.


    Written: March 1st 2014
    Photo: Newlands Forest, Cape Town.
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