PNG Independence Day Celebrations, Logan, 2019. 44 Years since Independence.
Some photo highlights of my first ever attendance at a PNG Independence day celebration anywhere. This is at Logan in Queensland. I went with my mother and brother visiting from Tasmania, as well as family and friends.
I’ve been writing short poems inspired by photography, Baha’i Writings and memory.
A coil of light/ patterns broken and remade/in the path to certitude
-Poem by June
“None have I sought nor any will I seek save Thee; no path have I trodden nor any will I tread but the path of Thy love. In the darksome night of despair, my eye turneth expectant and full of hope to the morn of Thy boundless favor…”
-‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Baha’i Prayers
For More Nineteen Months Inspirations NINETEEN MONTHS
I am sharing this event and website, because some of my dear friends will be attending and sharing their artistic expressions around the themes of empowerment of women and independent investigation of truth in the spirit of bridge building between different Faiths in the local Brisbane area.
I will, with their permission, after the event let you know something about the expressions they chose to share and why.
Congratulations to this neighbourhood for organising such a beautiful website.
Thank you for reaching out to dancers, musicians and writers from the wider community to share their illuminations on such interesting topics through the arts.
I’m looking forward to seeing what my friends share as well as the spirit of celebration and joy of the evening and the interesting and illuminating conversations we all might have.
To find out more head to New Dawn Brisbane.
Hooray! The first draft of a novel is completed.
I stand tall. I call out – ‘finished the first full draft’ to family, to social media, to the universe.
1.What does it feel like?
A shape from a plan has become characters engaged with challenges that mean something to them and to me in world on a page, and now that it is there I can shape it more through the editing process.
2. How did I arrive here?
By not once giving up, by not panicking when I needed thinking, and day dreaming breaks for things that didn’t feel quite right, or needed more research, more daydreaming and work.
By preparing better before beginning and having excellent mentoring from Share Your Story in that process.
By using all the skills built up over years from courses, studies, conferences, university and life.
By pushing through the pain barrier when writing seemed tough, but having a rest when I felt…
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