The first step towards change is awareness.  The second step is acceptance.  Nathaniel Branden Do you have an elephant in the room with you?  I once had a whole herd but have now managed to reduce the numbers somewhat, although there are a few stubborn buggers that pop up to trample me on occasion. If […]

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We get wise by asking questions, and even if these are not answered, we get wise, for a well-packed question carries its answer on its back as a snail carries its shell. – James Stephens I avoided any form of self-discovery for many years because I considered it a complete pile of old piffle but, […]

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Fill your pages with the breathings of your heart – William Wordsworth I’ve been keeping a journal in various forms since I was nine years old, although early efforts weren’t entirely successful.  My first was a nature journal which I quickly grew tired of when I became bored with communing with Mother Nature. It did get […]

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Introduction

Some of us let these great dreams die, but others nourish and protect them; nurse them through bad days till they bring them to the sunshine and light which comes always to those who sincerely hope that their dreams will come true. – W. Wilson (from We grow by our dreams) I long yearned for a […]

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