What is it about toilet paper?
What is it about this toilet paper binge? I think we lost our humanity long before Corona. And if our response and attitude towards each other during this crisis is anything to go by, we won’t re-find our humanity anytime soon either.
There is a beauty in awakening the soul that is only ever experienced by those who have the courage to stir it from its slumber. Fear doesn’t only make us aggressive towards those that don’t deserve it, it also convinces us that what we have is all we’ll ever be capable of achieving. Courage results…
Hope and faith…two peas in a pod
Sometimes I lose the only thing that I can’t afford to lose. Hope. And then I scramble after it knowing that everything else is worthless without it. Hope is something that cannot be denied, or destroyed. Like faith, it can only be redirected. When we give up hope in our dreams, we invest hope in…
The silent lie
Dishonesty isn’t always a lie. It’s often an unspoken truth. In fact, unspoken truths are probably the source of more dishonesty than outright lies. We remain silent when we feel threatened by the revelation of the truth. That threat is not always about exposure of who we are. Sometimes, it’s because we don’t want to…
Don’t try to be better than others
The sooner you realise that you’re different from everyone else, the sooner you’ll be able to define your own path. The most pervasive limiting belief that I encounter in others is the belief that they’re not as good as others. If we stop and pay attention for a brief moment, we’ll realise that it’s not…
Why gratitude is all that matters
Gratitude speaks more to our soul than any gift or trinket, or whispers of endearment. Gratitude is impossible without respect,and respect is impossible without honesty,and honesty is impossible without sincerity. And so it continues until we realise that expecting gratitude or appreciation from someone that lacks any of these fundamental traits in their character is…