Some things are simply beautiful; others are beautifully simple. On a recent walk around One Mile, I had time to contemplate this concept. We are surrounded by so much natural beauty on such a grand scale in this valley that it takes some special circumstances to see the smaller details. The frequent rain storms of … Continue reading What the Rain Revealed
I was the person always asked for my ID. When I was very large and pregnant with my first child a woman came up to me and sympathetically said how sorry she was for me. She said being a teen mother was going to be challenging. I was 28 years old. When asked to describe … Continue reading I am 16, going on 44: Nic MacPhee confronts aging
People aren’t born knowing what beauty is. Instead, the images projected to us as we grow up create our definition of ‘beauty.’ Now more than ever, young girls and boys are being exposed to our society’s image of ‘perfect’ beauty. In most cases, however, this image is unattainable. The media certainly plays a role in … Continue reading Inspiration: You are more beautiful than you realise. Take it from Zoya Jiwa.