Can you remember the moments in your life when everything felt absolutely perfect? Even just for a millisecond in time? Maybe you were sitting in the middle of a large group, everyone laughing, and you felt an overwhelming sense of peace and belonging. Perhaps for the first time ever… Or maybe, in a moment of complete… Continue reading Fast-vanishing moments
When I was younger and kind of “finding myself” in terms of relationships and career, my biggest idol was peer acceptance. I thought that if I ticked all the right boxes in terms of saying all the ‘right’ things, making people laugh, and generally being seen as clever and successful, I would receive the acceptance… Continue reading Mud pies in the slum: My story
Bitter people believe life’s dealt them a bad hand. They resent their problems and experience inner turmoil. They compare their lives constantly and believe others have it so much better. Proud people want everyone to know how successful they are. They turn their – or their family’s – achievements into a daily news bulletin on… Continue reading Proud? Bitter? Just look up…
No one would argue that love isn’t risky. It’s the most terrifying thing on earth. I took a chance when I fell in love for the first time – and thankfully it’s worked out well. I’m married to a wonderful man who I’ve been with for 16 years. But any relationship where love is involved… Continue reading Of course love is risky.
I have to admit, I love to paint. Not pictures as such, but walls. I discover a certain satisfaction in rubbing away what is old and dirty with the steady, repetitive swish of a brush or roller. I can understand why so many people like to renovate homes. They have the opportunity to transform a… Continue reading A glorious returning