A Year of Yes, Week 10: Buddhist Meditation

It’s an unusually grey, October day as I head across the Harbour Bridge to the Stanton Library in North Sydney. The meditation is held in a bland conference room save for the half circle window allowing us to gaze upon the peaceful green trees that surround us. The short Buddhist meditations are organised by the…

A Year of Yes, Week 9: The Power of True Feelings

Walking in, I had no idea what the organisation was or who was presenting the lecture I attended today. I found this week’s “new experience” on Eventbrite advertised as “The Power of True Feelings.” It was free and local and I thought I could use an hour of self-help. It benefits me and the people…

A Year of Yes, Week 7: The Gift of Bread

This week I had my kids join me in a “new experience.” It was school term holidays and for some time we had been looking for a way to be of service together as a family. Our kids need to know how lucky they are, how there are many who are not as fortunate, and…