Pack Your Patience

Pack Your Patience

It’s that time of year, again. Time to get back to ‘the routine’. Time to ramp up the pace. It’s also a time we say: “Summer’s over!” with a deep-seated sense of reluctance. It’s as though we are getting ready to pack it in, to move on to another season before it’s...
Letting go, Not Giving Up

Letting go, Not Giving Up

It is a long and winding road. The road of achievement. The road of relationship. The road of self-worth.  I am on that winding road right now. So much has changed so quickly, so suddenly. My mind is spinning with the paradoxes.  What’s gone wrong?  So much.  Where...
Through the Looking Glass

Through the Looking Glass

I step through the looking glass. Life is not what it seems. Or is it? I feel as though we step through the looking glass every day in our ever-changing world. Global events turn life upside down for some, right side up for others. Seven years ago, at a turning point...
A Red Mug

A Red Mug

I ask him for a cup. He smiles as he hands me a mug. A red mug, at that! For a moment, for just a few seconds, I pause. I slow down.  I reflect. A cup, not a mug. I am given something other than what I ask for, what I expect, what I assume is right for me. In the...
Creative Tension

Creative Tension

I am fascinated by language and words. I find joy understanding connections between concepts and ideas, thoughts and deeds. I am particularly intrigued by the concept of ‘creative tension’. I believe creative tension is a key precursor to transformative...

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