“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 […]
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.
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 :))
“The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are.” – John Pierpont Morgan
“You can’t take criticism, can you?!” How are you supposed to answer that?! I guess I can’t. I can’t answer the question and I don’t handle criticism well. Not the mean kind and often not the wellmeaning. I think it’s like the saying: “It’s not what they say, or even what they do. It’s how […]
“ Greater love hath no man than this, that a man getteth out of bed at 3am and refilleth the hot water bottle for his girlfriend “ – Slightly adjusted from John 15:13 King James Version (KJV) 😉
I spend quite a lot of time falling into holes. Sometimes I dig them myself. Sometimes other people dig them. And sometimes I’m pushed.
“I’ve always been crazy – it’s kept me from going insane” – Waylon Jennings, I’ve always been crazy