Wheel of Fortune

The only constant in life is change. Sometimes, change is a direct consequence of our daily efforts, but sometimes, change is due to forces outside our control. Sometimes, change suits us; sometimes, it does not. Either way, change is not the (potential) issue, but our attitude, confidence, and the willingness to act is. This is…

Babies and Puppies

What do babies and puppies have in common? With not a thought about tomorrow’s worries, stresses, or heartache; babies and puppies live in the moment. Never mind both being unable to talk, if they are miserable you know about it. So, too, there’s no mistaking the message of faces aglow with pure joy, or the…

The Secret

Grappling with the Busy daily grind, Too focussed With the Daily list of Must do this And should do that. Always and ever A battle to Do more, be more, And to have more. Forever rushing, Hurrying here Then, dashing there. No time to stop. Dare not stop: just Too much to do. Never mind…

A Cup Half-Full

Who ever really knows? Never mind careful planning. Alongside the strategy and risk mitigation there is still the unknown. As for spontaneous action: best be ready for the unexpected. Still, a life truly lived implies risk-taking. The only surety: diversity of experience. But there is a silver lining. A life’s journey laced with risk is…

A Fresh Start

‘Deck the halls with holly’ go the lyrics. ‘’Tis the season to be jolly.’ Such as for one couple.  For unto them a baby boy is born. And we rejoice. After enduring the rigours of an in vitro-fertilization program, they welcomed their son into this world on the afternoon of the 7th of November 2013…