Destruction

“Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.” Pablo Picasso

This week we are witnessing a breakdown. After last September, it is difficult to see the loss of greenbelt at the hands of humans, especially while bees are (more…)

Dark

“There is nothing in the dark that isn’t there when the lights are on.” Rod Serling

This week we are going dark. The days are longer and the sun is brighter and the evenings are fresh. It’s the perfect time of year to turn (more…)

Peace

“Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace.” Buddha

This week, we are finding peace. Our world has seen more disruption than usual this week. We are loving our Christchurch family, grieving for many families and seeking (more…)

Spring

“You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming.” Pablo Neruda

This week, we are ready for spring. The sun has returned after refreshing rains gave everything a needed boost and a clean look with a burst of fresh (more…)

Care

This week, we value care above all. It’s easy to convince ourselves that nobody really gives a shit. Landfills are bursting. Food is making us sick. We are (more…)

Build

This week, we harness the power of emotion — energy in motion. A single chainsaw is singing the heartbreaking song of progress next door. After losing so many (more…)

Write

“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

This week, we are getting it down. Over the past 7 days, I have been noticing a spike in online petitions and calls to write letters. It is (more…)