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This Path

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I walk This path Empty But for dust balls Of shame I have prayed For redemption But from what? I am Still unsure The rosary Of my prayers Countless And still Unanswered Silence Shadows me As I walk This empty Dust filled path. Pray, they say God answers. Wishful thinking Made powerful By repetition. Yet in the Silence that surrounds me No answer Is given And I walk This path, my Path of shame...

In Praise of silence

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In a world often dominated by noise, silence has the power to make us anxious.  The space of silence makes us uncomfortable and we want to fill the space with something, anything to distract us. I experienced this the other morning.  I was meeting a friend for breakfast and caught rideshare DiDi to where we were meeting.  Within 30 seconds of getting into the car I realised...

It’s all in the perspective

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In walking the labyrinth, we leave the entrance and begin a journey towards the centre.  This got me thinking about the leaving’s I have experienced in life.  The first leaving I remember was as an 8-year-old.  We left Scotland, sailing from South Hampton in England on the Ellinis one of the last ships through the Suez Canal to come back to Western Australia.  [I had been born...

Circling to the centre

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We say we are “going in circles” when we are busy, busy being ineffective and feeling stressed.  We don’t get things done because we are going in circles and looping back over some problem or issue.  Often we experience this when we are anxious and worried.  Anxiety seems to have a power of its own that keeps us going over the same thing in our mind.  We know we shouldn’t, but...

Welcome to badger’s labyrinth

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Welcome to Badger’s Labyrinth, a re-creation of my previous blog Badger’s Musings.  Badger’s Musing was a blog for my poetry which I have bought across to this blog.  In the time since I commenced Badger’s Musings, life as life does, changes.  In these changes, it often feels I am walking a labyrinth.  Walking in the shadows and sometimes the darkness and often uncertain...

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