A Kind Gesture

A Kind Gesture

I recently received a surprise gift.  It appeared on my bank statement.  A deposit had been made with a description, ‘Sender’s Name_buy chocolate‘.  It took a week or so for me to notice the aforementioned deposit.  When I did, I smiled with my whole being.  If you are wondering how someone had my account details, it’sRead More

2016 Rolls Out

farewell2016

Today is the final day of 2016. Usually as we sit on the cusp of a new year, there’s a bit of reflecting on the year that has just passed.  Please remember that when you do this, it’s not particularly helpful to analyse the pants off the whole year.  You can re-live/regurgitate/recall as much as youRead More

Driving With Gratitude

Driven to thanks

Long distance road trips are not on my bucket list.  Not that I have a bucket list.  But if I did, sitting in a driver’s seat for several consecutive days would not be a feature. However, due to a series of circumstances which are not entertaining enough to be elaborated on here, I recently found myselfRead More

Open Your Heart

War and Peace

The following are words from His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama: Inner disarmament, external disarmament; these must go together, you see.  Peace is not just mere absence of violence – genuine peace must start in each individual heart. Yes.  Peace must start in each individual heart.  To encourage this, we must open our hearts and takeRead More