“Don’t ask what the world needs, ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” – Howard Thurman *** One of my favourite people told me today that she sees me as a “PowerFrau”. That translates literally as “power woman”, but kind of […]
Take the time to do the things that make you happy
It’s a funny thing about us as humans
I would much rather have regrets about not doing what people said, than regretting not doing what my heart led me to and wondering what life had been like if I’d just been myself. – Brittany Renée (Just to fill a bit of the gap before I finally post one of the million half-finished posts […]
“Beware the barrenness of a busy life”. – Socrates* I have been, and indeed still am, stupidly busy for a month or so – as witnessed by the emergence of a barren wasteland on this blog. “This too shall pass”* I will hopefully be back to writing semi-regularly in a year or so (maybe earlier […]
Good afternoon, and welcome to a brave new EU-free world…Just to recap: the UK has voted to leave the European Union in a result that came down to just 1.39m votes.
“You know what? It sounds like you’re a perfectionist…”
Wherever I am, the world comes after me.
It offers me its busyness.
It does not believe that I do not want it.
Another super Mathew Arnold quote, found here while trying to discover who he was. *** On a mostly irrelevant side note, the Germans confuse things a bit because although they say ‘bekommen’ which sounds quite a lot like ‘become’, they mean ‘get’…
Resolve to be thyself: and know, that he who finds himself, loses his misery. – Matthew Arnold That sounds like the best sort of resolution…. (I found the quote here. Ray’s Daily is full of awesome quotes and inspiring passages – go and see for yourself :))
“Bad weather is good for the soul – it gives you something to complain about”
“Wherever you go, you can collect all kinds of plants to take home for your compost heap, unless you’re really busy doing other stuff – like looking after Peruvian chickens* for example.” – The Voice of Authority in my dream. Apparently dreams are your brain’s way of processing what happens during the day. Sometimes, when […]
“The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are.” – John Pierpont Morgan