Slaves to Fighting – Enemies to Love

The only way to win the battle is to stop fighting When we take a moment, to sit back and think about things, it’s easy to see where we’re going wrong. For example, how much of our time do we spend fighting? This can range from scrapping with the in-laws to fighting for our human [...]

The Last Shower of Rain

There’s an expression I used to hear quite a lot as a child: “They (he or she) must think I’ve just come down in the last shower of rain” I’ve thought a lot about this expression. What exactly does it mean? As a child I always understood the expression as this: That person is assuming [...]

Pause for Time

It can be difficult to be appreciative of anything when we’re suffering. Life can be so challenging at times, that we begin to wonder, what’s the point of it all? We become overwhelmed with our emotional pain and suffering; so overwhelmed, that it pushes out any sense of appreciation, we might have had. It is [...]

Unburden Yourself

I’m sitting on a park bench when the first person to walk past me is an elderly woman. I suppose indeterminate would describe her age, and yet, what I notice more than anything, is her awkward gait. To me it’s fairly obvious that during her life she’s experience physical pain, and the way she carries [...]