Originally posted Jan 7, 2009. I have brought this post forward due to the number of people who have found it helpful, many who do not want their comments posted for reasons we can all understand and appreciate. Thank you for all your kind words, you inspire me and others everyday! If you have ever spoken to a therapist or someone who has studied … Continue reading Mourning a different kind of loss
I have learnt that … Life will always challenge you in order to keep you on your toes so that you don’t stagnate and in turn smell of stale air. It is very rare that you actually have a real choice whether you go through a traumatic experience or not. What we make of a bad situation or decision is up to us no matter … Continue reading What I have learned…
Originally posted Jan 2009 It’s a hard life being a Superhero don’t you think? I mean you get up out of bed, put your special gear on, decide whether to put your underwear under your clothes or above, brush your sparklies in your mouth and hopefully your hairballs, don some funky kick ass shoes and start your day. You either walk or jump in your … Continue reading Being an Ordinary Superhero
Forgiveness is one of the world’s greatest mysteries, one that seems to always come with a short answer “just accept and move on”. Hah! Yeah right… seriously? Just accept it and move on? You have to be kidding people! After hearing that one liner so many times I stopped asking others how they came to forgive another. I started to realize that each of us … Continue reading Is forgiveness really possible?
One day a farmer’s donkey fell down into a well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do. Finally, he decided the animal was old, and the well needed to be covered up anyway, it just wasn’t worth it to retrieve the donkey. He invited all his neighbours to come over and help him. They all grabbed … Continue reading The Lesson from the Donkey
This song is possibly one of the most well known to come out of Africa, it is one that follows me where ever I go and always brings peace to my soul in times of unrest. Listen and read the lyrics… Africa will run through my blood no matter where I am in the world, my heart beats to the drums of its soul… … Continue reading African Dream
A couple of days ago I found an eyelash upon the cheek of a 7 year old little boy, I told him to trust me and carefully put it on to my finger and told him to blow it off while making a wish. He at first just looked at me as if I was mad then he asked me the famous why. I told … Continue reading To wish upon an eyelash