" The ancient Greeks had two words for time: kronos, chronological time, and kairos, which is often translated as “the right time” and cannot be measured. How a young woman lost her identity is an article I read in the New Yorker. In the article Barbara (mother of Hannah) said, “I imagined her as having entered more … Continue reading Acceptance: Little girl lost, now being found…
What’s being ‘normal’ got to do with living for real?
“Maybe your weird is my normal. Who’s to say?”
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“Why can’t you just act normal like other people?’
Was a line that had we remained married l could easily have placed onto my ex-wife’s epitaph! One of the reasons’ for our divorce was that l was ‘not right’ for her nor her me.
Back then my response was always the same ‘Define Normal l am proud of who l am.” This was never well received.
She wanted more normal than me, she wanted stereotypical behaviour, and that is it in a nutshell. Her definition of normal was the conventional and conformist representation that society constantly harps on about. She didn’t want to know about anything that wasn’t standard. Always wanting to fit into the crowd and not stand out, and both peer and family pressures demanded that she toe the…
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I had been eyeing the laundry basket for the past week. Denying it needed to be tackled. I looked out the window and saw snow! SNOW! I love snow days... Suddenly there is a spike in my energy and motivation level... The insurmountable laundry basket looked manageable. My daughter's room waiting to be finished painting, … Continue reading 012 Life is for the living: Housework
So I book to go to the cinema on friday night by myself. I picked the only film showing right after work at 5.40pm, which turns out to be '3 Billboards Ebbing, Missouri. I purchase a large glass of Merlot and a packet of mature cheddar crisp. I submit my ticket and go to take … Continue reading Self Love: 3 Billboards Ebbing, Missouri
It's Mothering Sunday. My son made me a perfect soft boiled egg on brown bread toast and a cup of tea. I am now watching Pitch Perfect 2 with Rebel Wilson (my female crush). I admire her straight talking badass attitude both as an actress and in real life. I am crying with laughter. A … Continue reading Self Love: Rebel Wilson.
Today I skirted an emotional pot hole. The article I posted previously was too real and triggered me. I was standing on the edge of the hole, being aware of it, but not looking down. Instead, I stepped over it and continued with my evening, my day, my life...
No Contact! The scapegoat walks away By Billie How does it feels when someone you have never met before explains your fate to you with such clarity, your authentic self slowly sits up and starts taking notice immediately. Taking note, that your fate is the fuel that lights the fire under the behind of your … Continue reading 010 Life is for the living: I have wandered off into the darkness, (which will turn to light) never to return.