There are lots of types of alone in the world. There’s the alone you enjoy when you close the door on what’s been hounding you. When you drop what you’re … Continue reading
In ordinary times endings were a beginning. Painful as they were they ushered new seasons. Pandemic and lockdown brought endings, only endings and waiting and sameness. Life is small now … Continue reading
Are you like me? Sometimes I get to the end of a day of fixing problems for pay and the decision about what to have for dinner (let alone making … Continue reading
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
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
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.
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
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