Tag: Meaning of Life Stuff

A Fresh Page

A Fresh Page

Every writer both loves and loathes it; the blank page, the blinking cursor, that grand anticipation and terrible dread the moment before you start a brand new project. It’s how I think of the new year. A fresh page. A new project. A chance to leave behind anything that held me back. An opportunity to …

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Letting Go

Letting Go

I often have strange, vivid dreams. I’ve long made practice of journaling my dreams, which encourages you to remember dreams more frequently. I have always used this to farm story ideas. Sometimes, my brain provides other nuggets of wisdom. I have a reoccurring dream that I get angry. I don’t mean normal, every day angry …

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It’s All Connected

It’s All Connected

About a year ago I discovered Yoga. I had just suffered a month of major upheaval. It was though I forgot how to sleep. I would lay in bed until 5AM, then finally drift off for three our four hours. I wasn’t getting anywhere near enough sleep and I woke up way too late to …

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The Soup of Life

The Soup of Life

Sometimes deep thoughts pop into my head while I’m cleaning the house. Cleaning day just so happens to coincide with blogging day; how convenient. During Yule, a friend of mine started a new tradition. For each day of the holiday, he would keep a stew boiling. He invited friends and family to visit, partake of …

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The Power of Love

The Power of Love

Growing up, we awakened at the fun-filled hour of five AM so that our mom could take us to day care in time to get to work. I don’t remember much from those haze-filled hours where I rolled out of bed and stumbled down the stairs after several attempts to roll over and go back …

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Self Reflection

Self Reflection

Another year has come to an end, and it marks another new beginning. I love the idea of the new year as a fresh start, a blank slate, a chance to look back over all that has happened as well as looking forward. As the last day of December passes, I have successfully completed my …

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Memento Mori

Memento Mori

It’s that time again; time to set aside the daily grind and enjoy the winding down of the year. Now that we’re back on the Canadian side of the ocean, we’ll be joining family for the usual celebrations. As such, the blog won’t be updating regularly, but check back on the first for the annual …

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For the Love of It

For the Love of It

Perhaps ironically, shortly after our move to England I wrote about two kinds of happiness; the happiness you find where you are, and the happiness you chase. I think it’s important to find happiness every day, to enjoy as many moments as you can. Ultimately, life is short, too short to waste on discontent. Some …

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