This was written about my friend Jenny, an oncology nurse, and is shared with her permission:
I hear the echoes of my own story in Tolkien’s words – the whisper of a call to become more, to serve a higher purpose.
(Estimated reading time 2 minutes) There are no extraordinary people, only ordinary people willing to do extraordinary things. Nelson Mandela is one of my heroes, an ordinary man who made extraordinary choices and in doing so illuminated the potential in all of us. A political prisoner for 27 years, he went on to forgive his […]
Dreams are not for the faint of heart or for those unwilling to do battle with the shadows that emerge when one challenges the status quo.
This jewel of an idea was suspended in front of me, a soft voice easily missed among a quartet of others. #dailyprompt
In this letter to my sons (and to the daughters I never had), I share my top 10 list for how to live life with the most significant amount of joy and fulfilment. (Estimated reading time 2 minutes)
(Estimated reading time 3 minutes) At one time or another, most of us experience pain as a result of interactions with other people – sometimes that pain is focused on a particular experience. Those weighty incidents, the swirl of words, can continue to have power over us many years later as if we’re somehow stuck […]