What if we thought the same way about life that we did twenty, ten or even just five years ago? Could we even survive as a species if our thoughts stayed the same year in and year out?
May 14, 2013 by Christine Goyer-Swift Under christine goyer-swift, What We Think Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on What We Think
Walking into a favourite Cumberland coffee shop, a woman greeted me—enthusiastically! ‘Hi, how are you?’ she said.
‘I’m very well. How are you?’ Who is this? I must know...
April 14, 2013 by Christine Goyer-Swift Under christine goyer-swift, mary, me, moment Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on Me, Mary and a Moment
LA QUE SABE
Oh wise woman, la que sabe, keeper of the knowledge
Share the visions of your world held in your heart and mind
Tell the stories, sing the songs, of wisdom, soul and psyche
May 1, 2012 by Christine Goyer-Swift Under christine goyer-swift, poetry, wise woman Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on La Que Sabe
When I was 23, I created a small miracle. I took one step to change my life and a perfect sequence began. I was living in Woss (located between Sayward and Port McNeill) and had outgrown...
March 9, 2012 by Christine Goyer-Swift Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on One Step Closer
They could have told me my cousin was gay. I was 19 and it was 1982 and I was more than a little shocked. I hadn’t seen Cousin Denis — who later changed him name to Xavier — since...
January 17, 2012 by Christine Goyer-Swift Under christine goyer-swift, xavier Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on For Xavier
In her book Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert experiences the raw pleasures of delving one-pointedly into food, spiritual devotion and passionate love. While this was a paid writing...
November 6, 2011 by Christine Goyer-Swift Under christine goyer-swift, meditation, mind, peace, serenity Posted in SPIRIT | Comments Off on One-Pointedness
Writing and journals are windows into my life, helping me stay sane and clear during chaos and fear, time and time again.
It’s strange that I’m here on the Gorge waterway in Victoria—where...
September 21, 2011 by Christine Goyer-Swift Under christine, emotion, fear, goyer, head injury, influence, journal, process, swift, trauma Posted in FEATURE | Comments Off on Journal From a Mom
I thought Mr. Richardson my high school art teacher was really cool. He had longish, wavy brown hair, a kind, deep voice and just the right amount of push to get students making art,...
March 3, 2011 by Christine Goyer-Swift Under art, creativity, pottery Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on Art Class 101
Right now I’m experiencing the peace that comes from acceptance of what is – and that peace sure took its time. Usually easygoing, carefree and content – well, don’t check with...
January 10, 2011 by Christine Goyer-Swift Under christine goyer-swift, healing, Ho’oponopono, prayer, spiritual Posted in FEATURE | 1 Comment »
It was August in a hot, hot summer. A walk-in-bare-feet-all-day kind of summer and swim-to-the-wharf-at-the-lake-and-bake kind of summer. That’s where we were, camping at the lake....
September 6, 2010 by Christine Goyer-Swift Under childhood, christine, goyer-swift Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on August In A Hot, Hot Summer
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