I follow Robert Macfarlane on twitter and particularly look forward to reading his word definition tweets. One that caught my attention recently was an Irish/ Gaeilge word, “ciúnas gan uaigneas”, which literally means “quietness without loneliness” A phrase, he explains, that carries a sense of peaceful solitude, of being beyond the usual chaos & noise. I…Read more When the Mist Descends
This Still Place This still place holds the beauty of now Now, a cake-baking aunt unwilling to let us take our leave. It hums with the melody of eternity. This still place is fragrant with sweet possibility. Possibility, an excited child with a loaded paintbrush. It skips with the rhythm of eternity This…Read more Where Does Your Soul Find Stillness?