Death and Resurrection

resurrection [rɛzəˈrɛkʃ(ə)n] NOUN the action or fact of resurrecting or being resurrected. “the story of the resurrection of Osiris” synonyms: raising from the dead · restoration to life · rising from the dead · return from the dead Today is 17th of March 2019, some four and a half months since I officially killed this […]

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The Last Post…

I have decided to finish this blog today.  It feels like the right time.  I have been sharing thoughts with strangers for over two and half years now and much has happened in that time.  Much has happened in my own life and much has happened in this ever changing world.  When I started writing […]

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The Natural Self…

I have been thinking more of my friend Robert’s advice to live as naturally as one can, what he calls ‘radical self acceptance’.  This notion has given me a great deal of relief.  As Robert remarked in a message recently ‘radical acceptance allows what is to be.’  So many times in life I have tried […]

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Running with the Herd, or not…

On two occasions recently I have returned to places that long ago held meaning, viewed them through adult eyes and closed the door on powerful, emotionally charged memories.  The first was a boarding school reunion and the second, Burghley Horse Trials, an event from the same era of teenage angst.  Both places were scenes of […]

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On Vulnerability…

The following lines in Leonard Cohen’s ‘Anthem’ have always spoken to me: Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack in everything That’s how the light gets in. It’s reminiscent of the Japanese aesthetic of Wabi-sabi which revolves around notions of impermanence, imperfection and the beauty in these […]

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