Oscar Wilde once said, “Work is the refuge for people who have nothing better to do.” This comment got me thinking about our current societies (Western ones), where we glorify how long we work per week or the type of work we do is seen as some sort of badge of honour and a big […]
Ask yourself, what have I done with my life? what have I achieved or changed or contributed to. I have noticed most people who have reached a certain age, have no proof they have lived a long life other than the age on their passport. M L Wood
The gift of language is both a blessing and a curse. How perverse it is to behold the beauty of expressing love and joy, whilst on the other hand suffering through the pain of negative self talk. – M L Wood
The world was dark. That was until the man opened his eyes. He opens his eyes and feels the world around him before anything else. What are these colors? he thinks to himself. He moves to get up, or tries to, before looking down. His eyes finally catch up with the rest of his senses. […]
Here are some prose and poems of mine from 2019. “How bewildering it is to look into your own eyes and see such sorrow.” “She loves the simplest things in life. Freshly bloomed flowers and the sound of rain on her roof at night. Yet, she chose me, a broken thing.” “I […]
Carl Jung once said “We should not pretend to understand the world only by the intellect; we apprehend it just as much by feeling. Therefore, the judgment of the intellect is, at best, only the half of truth, and must, if it be honest, also come to an understanding of its inadequacy.” I feel these […]
If you’re afraid to take risks, to get out of your comfort zone. You’re not just afraid of death, you’re afraid of life.
Change. A scary word to some. An exciting one to others. Yet, every single one us has to encounter change through out our lifetime. The power of change is ever present and ever powerful, lets ponder this in a little more detail. Your kids will move out, the government will change, your parents will die, […]