WALKING AWAY FROM LOVE

Especially in these challenging times, where hope becomes more scarce by the day and we have less to look forward to than ever, the one thing that can keep us going is love. I know that may sound a bit trite, but some things just don’t get old and stay true. Just imagine what it’s […]

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WHAT IS COURAGE?

I have been chewing on this topic for a while now and thought it is exactly the right time to put my thoughts in writing. “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers […]

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FORGIVENESS

For a great part of my life I have struggled with the concept of FORGIVENESS. In my world, the prerequisite for FORGIVENESS was regret. Why should I forgive someone who is not sorry for their actions? Don’t get me wrong, I have never (ok almost never) held a grudge for long in my life – […]

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DOLCE FAR NIENTE

Opinions differ when it comes to DOLCE FAR NIENTE or sweet idleness. For some it is the root of all bad and for others it is the exact opposite. “Nothing is more intolerable than idleness.” – Charles Darwin “Immense harm is caused by the belief that work is virtuous” – Bertrand Russel As with most […]

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THE BOY IN THE MAN

What is the most desirable quality in a man? As always I can only speak for myself and you may think I am completely mad (which I probably am and always will be). The title of this post pretty much gives away what this quality is, but what does that actually mean and why is […]

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