“New year—a new chapter, new verse, or just the same old story? Ultimately we write it. The choice is ours.” —Alex Morritt There’s is nothing more terrifying than freedom; and the knowledge that we have the power to create ourlife, our dreams. Our default approach to life apears to be for most of us, myself… Read More How Will You Design Your Next Decade?
“Life is like a game of cards. The hand you are dealt is determinism; the way you play it is free will.” Jawaharlal Nehru A Now in recovery mode and staying with my family in Canberra, I am invited each saturday morning to watch my grandchildren play in their respective soccer matches . My grandson… Read More Saturday Soccer and The Game of Life
“Every time we walk along a beach some ancient urge disturbs us so that we find ourselves shedding shoes and garments or scavenging among seaweed and whitened timbers like the homesick refugees of a long war. ” Loren Eiseley As summer approaches it’s (supposed) end, I’ve been visiting a few beaches with the purpose of… Read More If Life Is a Beach Then……
Invariably, when I do house sitting, I am drawn into the lives of others.Sometimes this happens in incidental ways, in others quite deliberate which can from time to time be quite overwhelming-until I process the meaning of this interaction. There are times also when I find a delightful connection and become friends with pet owners.… Read More The Lives of Others
Can there be anything more joyful, more loving than a puppy? She’s called Bella and came into the family at 12 weeks. My grandkids, Josie and Jack, were overwhelmed when they saw her “How long can she stay with us ?” Jack asked. When they were told she would be staying forever Josie remarked “She’s… Read More The New Puppy
People die all the time. Life is a lot more fragile than we think. So you should treat others in a way that leaves no regrets. Fairly, and if possible, sincerely. It’s too easy not to make the effort, then weep and wring your hands after the person dies.” ― Haruki Murakami, Dance Dance Dance… Read More In Celebration of small things: Life