Muchness

Living each day much muchier

Going from broken to booyah

Real change takes time. Time, persistence and continuous effort are fine at the start when you’ve got all the willpower of optimism, but after a little while, they become hard. … Continue reading

September 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Why won’t the past stay in the past?

Sometimes new events carry echoes of the past. We may think we’ve moved on, broken up, left behind our former hurts and laid them long to rest, but the past … Continue reading

July 7, 2016 · 1 Comment

Hope and expectation

Hope and expectation are tied together with love and hate. They’re at war when you struggle to believe what you ache for is possible. Then sometimes — and if you’re not careful — they fall in love under romantic circumstances and run away together, leaving reality far, far behind.

August 11, 2015 · 8 Comments

Moving on

Consult not your fears but your hopes and dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but … Continue reading

August 11, 2014 · 1 Comment

Literally made of stars

The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies were made in the interiors of collapsing stars. Carl … Continue reading

July 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Losing heart

You have to live spherically – in many directions. Never lose your childish enthusiasm – and things will come your way. Federico Fellini   Federico describes a deep, heartfelt way … Continue reading

June 2, 2014 · 2 Comments

Familiar faces

Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose. Tehyi Hsieh Familiarity breeds contempt, they say. Familiarity gets a bad rap. … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · 3 Comments

Courage through emptiness

Courage is like love, it must have hope for nourishment. Napoleon Bonaparte I do not crave security. I wish to hazard my soul to opportunity. Peter O’Toole When a bad … Continue reading

February 11, 2014 · 2 Comments

When it seems all wrong

People dread silence because it is transparent; like clear water … and when people stare too close to silence they sometimes face their own reflections, their magnified shadows in the … Continue reading

January 13, 2014 · 3 Comments
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