Caroline Avnit

poet - mystic - seeker

Nov 26, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

“If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough." - Meister EckhartI am not American, although I do have many cousins living there and

Nov 17, 2020

Woodland

Woodland

I want to go down to the woods, to The Forest of Dean and walk along the riverbank where I can hear the rush of water, step on that muddy path and feel

Nov 16, 2020

What is it you truly seek?

What is it you truly seek?

What is it you truly seek? When the noise has subsided and your body is still. Where is it that your mind goes when you try to quiet it, when you let the

Nov 9, 2020

Maranatha

Maranatha

I called you I sung out your name and asked you to come, not fully understanding the depth of my request, not comprehending the fullness of what I prayed for. Just your name

Nov 9, 2020

Roast Grapes with Ricotta

Roast Grapes with Ricotta

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and my favourite meal, especially when eaten a little later as brunch. I eat a lot of egg based breakfasts and so enjoy finding

Nov 3, 2020

The Gift of Waiting

The Gift of Waiting

“rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation, continuing steadfastly in prayer;” 
- Romans 12 : 12There are times of waiting. Times when it feels as if the thing you desire the most, is always out

Oct 31, 2020

Pumpkin Fritters

Pumpkin Fritters

Pumpkin Fritters are one of those comfort foods from my childhood that I love making for my family. They are a common feature in a South African home, sometimes even served alongside roast

Oct 30, 2020

Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie

October is the month of pumpkins. It has just been Canadian Thanks Giving and soon Halloween will be upon us. I am loving the changing seasons and Autumn here in the Northern Hemisphere.

Oct 30, 2020

Displaced

Displaced

I gave away some books today even the one I had yet to read. It appears the baggage I carry is heavy and it is always best to offload before a long journey.

Oct 19, 2020

Easy Banana Bread

Easy Banana Bread

I am posting this recipe especially for my beautiful pregnant friend. Rather then have them go to waste, I enjoy using the old bananas from the fruit bowl and making something delicious with

Oct 15, 2020

The Fire Tree

The Fire Tree

Leaves lick the crisp air like crimson flames flickering in the breeze Could you set my heart on fire like Autumn does to the leaves?

Oct 14, 2020

My Gran

My Gran

In memory of Joan Sheila AmmonI started writing this article on the day I heard my grandmother had passed away. I then had to re-write parts of it later as it took me