A Letter To My Brother

  To my darling brother, Whom I have known for fifty years today, A message that is on my heart to share with you, On your special birthday far away ...   I am not sure how to write this, nor how to best begin, and so am going to pretend that we are in the … Continue reading A Letter To My Brother

On Healing the Inner Child, by Thich Nhat Hanh

An excerpt from the book “Reconciliation: Healing the Inner Child” by Thich Nhat Hanh. FROM THE INTRODUCTION “In each of us, there is a young, suffering child. We have all had times of difficulty as children and many of us have experienced trauma. To protect and defend ourselves against future suffering, we often try to … Continue reading On Healing the Inner Child, by Thich Nhat Hanh

Children Learn What They Live

 Children learn what they live ... Words by Dorothy Law Nolte PhD. Image and layout by Holly Maxwell Boydell. Prepared and posted onto The White Space's page in January 2015 at http://www.facebook.com/thewhitespace.     The adults running the world right now, are the children of yesterday. The children of today are the adults of tomorrow. They will … Continue reading Children Learn What They Live

When We Look Into The Eyes Of Children

I wonder what you see when you look at this photograph of two children? We all see things according to our own lives and experiences, but sometimes the messages are universal. I know what I see and I know what I feel, when I look at this photograph. I know one of these children very … Continue reading When We Look Into The Eyes Of Children

Children playing

As I waved goodbye to one of my children, who was setting off back down South yesterday, watching her disappear down the country road, I turned back to close our gate slowly and stopped to take in this sign pinned onto our property ... "Children playing. Keep gate closed." It spoke volumes to me. How … Continue reading Children playing