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 [...]
As we grow older there is a danger of becoming emotionally numb. To stay alive we must remain as emotional beings!
Recent experiences have taught me some valuable lessons. The lessons have been stressful. This, in the most part, has been brought on by myself. I often see the kind of provocation, I'm currently experiencing, as a personal attack on my dignity. In a sense, its my reaction, and consequent thought processes, that create the problem. [...]