REVIEW Had to smile the other day when a complete stranger comes up and tells me "You are brave and amazing". I was a bit gobsmacked to tell you the truth. A complete stranger bothered to see my plight? Then to go the extra distance?...Wow! I did get a buzz from receiving those words. I … Continue reading Why be kind to strangers?
You look the same without your smile kindred spirit. You shine. Heart kind and gentle. Your cherished soul flows true and brightens my horizon with its soft glow. A road long traversed. The broken dreams of yesteryear land softly by your side. Time has soothed the sting of missed opportunities. You have seen the length … Continue reading Wisdom of Your Ways
The earth echoes our voice. It spreads a tune from here to way beyond. Gently caressing our souls with reverberated splendour. But then we jolt. We jolt back to reality. Back to that which we were formed. Remembering the box to which we were placed. The labels of our ways. Then on notes of steel and … Continue reading The Labels of our Ways
REVIEW"When you deny people and yourself the privilege to change and move in a different direction, you’re denying a sense of what makes us human".Bryan Kramer When I was a kid I used to wear a t-shirt that said I am not an introvert. I blissfully wore it around thinking I was pretty cool. Looking … Continue reading Don’t Let Labels Define You
"...methods to encourage right-handedness, including tying the left arm behind the back and knuckle-raps for writing with the ‘wrong’ hand". Historyextra We are the lefties. We are a forgotten success story. Maybe you have heard of us. It wasn't always a success story. I don't even know who campaigned for change. My introduction to primary school … Continue reading Midst of Change
REVIEW Talk or write? Some people do well speaking. Others crash and burn. I'm intrigued. I know when I see peoples eyes glaze over I've lost them. So it begs the question. Why are we able to listen to a guest speaker ramble on until the cows come home but not a mate banging on … Continue reading Write on your terms
REVIEW Jumping to conclusions is pretty common. We rely on mental shortcuts. I know I do. It's in our blood. It's quicker. So what if there isn't that much proof in the pudding. Sometimes it can give you a bit of closure and a sense of certainty. That's what I have been reading up on … Continue reading Jumping to Conclusions