Monthly Archives: May 2012

Meaning of Life

“Nothing has meaning except the meaning you give it” (author unknown) I came across this phrase 2-3 years ago, and it had an immediate, liberating effect on me. And it continues to provoke much pondering and grappling even now. I … Continue reading

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Rant about Unanticipating Ripple Effects

One of the things in life that really peeves me off is having to fumble my way through the impacts and ripple effects caused by the actions of other people who do stupid things without any consideration of how those … Continue reading

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Favourite Quotes

I don’t really have anything specific to talk about today, but have been wanting to put a bunch of favourite quotes and excerpts together in one place. This seemed to be as good a place as any to start. So … Continue reading

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Laughter

It’s getting easier to laugh now. For a very long time, laughter was elusive. I’ve always enjoyed a really good belly-jiggling laugh, but haven’t had one of those in – well, I can’t remember the last time I laughed like … Continue reading

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Loneliness

For as long as I can remember, I’ve had two constant companions-along-the-way…God and loneliness. My earliest memory is from when I was 3 years old, sitting on Mrs. Brownridge’s lap in the rocking chair listening to her “read” me stories … Continue reading

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Comforting Clutter

A few months ago, our elderly (90-year-old) neighbours had to move suddenly to a nursing home, leaving behind their home of 30+ years. A three-story townhouse with every nook and cranny jam-packed full of life and living. We have been … Continue reading

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Constant Paradox – Gratitude vs Yearning

So I started out this morning by collecting quotes and images for a blog on Gratitude. Specifically how contagious gratitude can be. When I read someone else’s expressions of gratitude, it reminds me of how grateful I am for so … Continue reading

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