Archive Category: Deep Thoughts

don’t push the river…

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don’t push the river…

The Kowie River; this is one of the views I am treated to daily.  It flows out into the sea through the pier in Port Alfred.  I have become familiar with the rhythms of the river, the tidal changes, its moods, the animals and birds that inhabit its waters and banks at different times of the […]

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who are you, “above all”?

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who are you, “above all”?

He saw that Fatima’s eyes were filled with tears. “You’re crying?”  “I’m a woman of the desert”, she said averting her face.  “But above all, I’m a woman.”  ~ from The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho None of us is only one thing at a time, yet we strive to define ourselves as this or that, to […]

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are you one of the crAzy™ ones?

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“Here’s to the Crazy Ones. The misfits. The rebels. The trouble-makers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules, and they have no respect for the status-quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify, or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because […]

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achievement

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Have you ever wondered about the emphasis on achievement in society today? Achievement is regarded as something to have or somewhere to get to.  We only acknowledge the achievement when we feel we have “arrived”. I wonder about the quality of the journey in between?  What if that is the  achievement? Much love,

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