Monthly Archives: October 2009

immunity from life’s harshest lesson

Why are we so immune from learning hard lessons from others? Oh, don’t get me wrong, we make all the right noises about ‘living life to the max’ after hearing about someone dying young. But after a couple of hours … Continue reading

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kids having it all and believing they have nothing

Following on from the last post about having it all, it seems that our children are not immune to the want everything feeling either. It reminds me of the difference at a community meeting that I attended in a rural … Continue reading

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having it all

Having won the ‘ovarian’ lottery and being born ‘lucky’, secure and having the benefit of a good education I often wonder why it isn’t enough sometimes. It doesn’t seem to be enough for lots of people similarly privileged either. Living … Continue reading

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quotes

I have always been an avid reader of quotes from insightful people and lately I have been reading Henry David Thoreau who was an amazing man. Quite how he found the time to say so many smart things is beyond … Continue reading

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