A New Kind of Gentle Kindness

Since March 13th we have been part of A New Normal and as much as we are ready for this to end are we are actually ready yet? Are we ready for a world that is changing to a New ‘Kind’ of Gentle and Kindness?

 Every day we see new posts about Conspiracies and Anger around how the Governments are controlling us by manipulating us through fear. My last Blog talked about A Brave New Normal and how we aren’t just sharing a world of people but also a world of our animals and all the elements of this planet. And in this recent time we have seen some healing from the ravages of our world’s pollution problems. We are also finding kindness and a gentler way of Being. This is the message we need to find in this New Normal. We should always remember what we lost but we have to let go of what hasn’t been working. We all seem to be holding onto the past. We want things to return to ‘normal’ – the ‘normal’ we thought we had before. It’s time to let go! Continue reading

A Brave New Normal

Photo by Ana Santo

As I write this it is Earth Day – and what a new world we live in. A close friend captured a photo of a foxes – a mom and her kits – just playing on the beach in my area of Toronto with their den under the boardwalk. This would never have happened under normal circumstances. We don’t have any reference for all the changes occurring in our world right now. And I don’t think anyone could have predicted this turn of events, nor the long term effects that may occur. Life as we know it – is different now. We have spent the past 40 days in isolation – going out briefly to get supplies and possibly a short walk. We have never experienced the opportunities presenting themselves today. Most of us have nothing to ‘do’ – business as usual has changed. We have more free time to ponder our lives and what we want to BE. Work has shifted to waiting for the world to begin again or return to normal. Continue reading