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A call to arms

“They only deserve freedom, who are prepared to fight for it”. I read these words over 25 years ago on a war memorial, and had forgotten them until today. This blog began as a platform for me to share my experience with cancer, morphed… Continue Reading “A call to arms”

The Little Things

I have been spending a lot of time out on my bike, photographing nature while the Covid-19 drama plays out on the global stage, and in a moment of clarity this week, I understood the value of the Little Things in living a happy… Continue Reading “The Little Things”

Finding clarity

I have been spending a lot of time recently in contemplation of Life. My life in particular. Viktor Frankl wrote a book called “Mans Search for Meaning”. Viktor was a prominent Viennese psychiatrist before WW2 who spent time in Aushchwitz where he was able… Continue Reading “Finding clarity”

Healed by Cancer

(First, I just want to say, I love this photo. A magpie, knock-kneed, disheveled, feathers awry, completely oblivious to its appearance, just going about its business. There is a lesson in that for me.) “Healed By Cancer” is the title of a book by… Continue Reading “Healed by Cancer”

Banging on about fear

At the risk of boring everyone by going over the same thing again and again, I am going to talk about fear. We have conned ourselves. We have conned ourselves into believing that fear is a normal state. I don’t believe it is. Actually,… Continue Reading “Banging on about fear”

When I loved myself enough

“When I loved myself enough. I began leaving whatever wasn’t healthy. This meant people, jobs, my own beliefs and habits – anything that kept me small. My judgement called it disloyal. Now I see it as self-loving” (From When I Loved Myself Enough by… Continue Reading “When I loved myself enough”

What lies beneath

The photo above is of the swamp at the entrance to the estate I live in. At first glance, it is butt ugly. And sometimes it smells less than fresh (to put it politely). It kind of reflects what I want to write about… Continue Reading “What lies beneath”

love your body

Because it is the only one you are going to get this lifetime although you may be able to source some spare parts if you are lucky. I have chosen Love. Not fear. So, lets start with loving our body. Despite believing that we… Continue Reading “love your body”

Resist or surrender

In just a few short weeks, life has changed dramatically. My all important freedom has been severely curtailed. As of Wednesday, when I learned there were several cases of Covid-19 now in this city, I no longer go out into the community, and physical… Continue Reading “Resist or surrender”

Death is a touch of the soul

“Death is a touch of the Soul too strong for the body to ignore It is a call from Divinity which brooks no denial. It is the voice of the inner spiritual identity saying; return to your Source for a while and reflect upon… Continue Reading “Death is a touch of the soul”