Tag Archive: Perspective

Dust if you must

Dust if you must, but wouldn’t it be better To paint a picture, or write a letter, Bake a cake, or plant a seed; Ponder the difference between want and need? Dust if… Continue reading

Stranded in Singapore

I am in Singapore on a so called ‘visa run’ from Indonesia. That is, my 30 days were up and I had to leave the country, only to return for another 30 days.… Continue reading

About time!

What if it was your downtime, your lounging-in-bed-too-long time, your walkabout time, and your blow-Friday-off time that made possible your greatest achievements? Would they still make you feel guilty, Helen? Or would you… Continue reading

Where the past is ever-present

Summer really lingered this year, but slowly it had to give way to cooler air and calmer evenings. I couldn’t have wished for a better end, or a better beginning, depending on the… Continue reading

One’s destination

One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things. Henry Miller

Wherever you go, there you are

I’m at Café Laundromat. It’s cold and raining outside but inside the café is buzzing with people’s chatter, jazz music, porcelain, coffee machine and service bells. I’m on my second cup of double… Continue reading

So much beauty in the world

It’s hard to stay mad, when there’s so much beauty in the world. Sometimes I feel like I’m seeing it all at once, and it’s too much. My heart fills up like a… Continue reading

Happiness is not ready-made

Happyland

I have been here two weeks now. And for two weeks I have felt absolutely amazing. I had forgotten what it feels like to be so much at ease. In fact, sometimes I… Continue reading

Rich, connected and loved

In case you didn’t know, you couldn’t tell, or you haven’t heard, if you’re reading this right now on a computer, you’re rich. If you have somewhere to go today, you’re connected. And… Continue reading