Tag: Musings

Embracing the mystery of life

We seem bent on giving everything a label and once it’s labelled we no longer truly engage with the object or person we have labelled. Instead, we make judgements and decisions based on the idea of something, not the thing itself. If I label myself as a life-coach, for instance, you probably have a mental reference for what a life-coach is, and whatever your frame…

Long Way Home

Not long ago, I had a sort Robert Frost moment. I was in Bristol visiting the in-laws. I decided to take a path I had never walked before. The path led me through a big playing field bordered by houses and a cemetery. I always get a sense of my own mortality whenever I come across a cemetery. I see the rows and rows of…