Monthly Archives: November 2021

FMM 11 26 2021 Holding Space

“Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.” ~ Rabindranath Tagore. One of the first concepts that puzzled me when I moved to Jamaica as a child, was the term ‘follow’.  At the end of the school day, once it was decided that I could […]

FMM 11 19 2021 Lessons Learned

“I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.” ~ Khalil Gibran. I was introduced to the poet Khalil Gibran in high school.  I don’t know who was the first person to find and share ‘The Prophet’ but his prose […]

FMM 11 12 2021 I’m only Human

“Don’t you know yet? It is your light that lights the worlds.” ~ Rumi. I was fortunate to grow up without many fears. My mother was a very matter-of-fact person, so you were expected to face life head on, and deal with whatever came your way.  Moving to rural Jamaica from an English city meant […]

FMM 11 5 2021 Soul Imprints

FMM 11 5 2021 Soul Imprints “Live a life full of humility, gratitude, intellectual curiosity, and never stop learning.” ~  Gza. I never met my mother-in-law. She died in childbirth, tragically, leaving behind a husband and young children.  My father-in-law I first met through letters and photographs, until I finally met him on my first […]