Spirit

When Crazy meets Reason

You meet them sometimes. The crazy ones. The ones that that seem to you more alive than you have ever been on a frenzied day. They know exactly what to do with their lives. Fired up with a love for something, someone, and they are tireless, and full. As though propelled by life itself. And that thing that consumes them has taken root so deeply that they have built their lives around it.

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Compassion and Shoes

Compassion and boundaries.  A friend put the two words together the other day.  I always placed them separately, opposed, unable to hold the same space.  And then I thought, they were flip sides. Compassion necessitates boundaries. Boundaries enable compassion. Because I had imagined myself the poster girl for compassion. Putting oneself in another’s shoes. To […]

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A Lot Like Christ-mas

There’s something strange about Christmas this year. I am yet to see dazzling lights or hear screechy carols.  Instead, I make out a twinkle here, angels choirs there. 1.  The Trimmings What happened to razzle-dazzle?  I haven’t seen sleighs and reindeer prancing about three storey houses, or a parachuted Santa going down the chimney.   People […]

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Resurrection

The comet of the century is blazing across the sky. The sages say: it is either the harbinger of horrors or a herald for abundance, depending on the comet’s shape and color.  But a few days ago, scientists were taken by surprise, as the comet dramatically brightened. No one understands why but unexpectedly, the comet […]

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