Chp 4 Embracing Otherness, with loving kindness: Evie…

Yesterday I met an angel... Going for a walk with my colleague on my lunch break, I invited myself to meet her daughter and grand-daughters at play. "Where's the monster?" My colleague says chuckling while looking for Evie who I'd heard so much about. The play area is filled with parents and their young ones. … Continue reading Chp 4 Embracing Otherness, with loving kindness: Evie…

I Am The Wisest Man Alive, For I Know One Thing, And That Is That I Know Nothing…..What Does That Make Me If I Am Nothing?

The older I get, the less I know… I am comfortable with this –  Eva Moody.

The following is a re-blog

Surviving the affair....the cheaters perspective

Nothing….

I think it is the most powerful thing in the world, no, make that the universe.  It is something everyone strives to avoid, yet it is essentially what we all end up with when we die.

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When we are born we have nothing.  We rely on others to care for us and give us the things we need to survive.  We quickly latch on to those things for we innately know they are needed for survival.  Even the love of our parents is not something that we begin with, but we quickly learn what it is and understand we need it to survive.  Babies who get nothing don’t survive long.

As we grow we are taught to become something in life.  You don’t want to grow up and be nothing, be a nobody.  We are pushed to excel academically, athletically, even emotionally with relationships.  We are socially driven to…

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Chp 2 Embracing Otherness with loving kindness: The puddle…

So, I am walking to work at 7.40ish am in the morning. It had been raining all night. There is a great big puddle on the pavement. Another commuter on legs is coming towards me. I have my buds in my ears my hood up. Mentally I am preparing myself for combat, why? I expect … Continue reading Chp 2 Embracing Otherness with loving kindness: The puddle…

008 Life is for the living: Stranger things closer to home…

Did you know that the greatest threat to your safety is people you actually know or think you know. That even after establishing boundaries, the lesson needs to be taught again and again. Teach children to own their bodies again and again and to speak out, so they are not strangers to abusers at anytime … Continue reading 008 Life is for the living: Stranger things closer to home…

007 Life is for the living: love & madness

"True, we love life, not because we are used to living but because we are used to loving. There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness." —THUS SPAKE ZARATHUSTRA (1883–1891) They say you lose your mind when you fall in love. Well I lost my mind a … Continue reading 007 Life is for the living: love & madness