On extended unease…

I woke up this morning feeling low. Desperately low. A low I had been avoiding for a while by busying myself with work and cleaning and writing and long distance video calls and baking cookies and buying plants and playing ukelele and building domino patterns and trying to keep a positive attitude. But this morning, … Continue reading On extended unease…

The Beauty of Brokenness

   “Ring the bells that can still ring. Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack in everything. That is how the light gets in.” – Leonard Cohen, Anthem Kintsukuroi (“golden mend”) is the Japanese art of mending broken pottery using lacquer resin laced with gold or silver. As well as a clever form of … Continue reading The Beauty of Brokenness

‘Reasons to Stay Alive’ 

"Your mind is a galaxy. More dark than light. But the light makes it worthwhile. Which is to say, don’t kill yourself. Even when the darkness is total. Always know that life is not still. Time is space. You are moving through that galaxy. Wait for the stars." - The Humans by Matt Haig When he … Continue reading ‘Reasons to Stay Alive’ 

Hold on, little fighter…

"Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - It was heartbreaking to read, in the early hours of this morning, of the loss of the incredibly talented Robin Williams, reportedly by taking his own … Continue reading Hold on, little fighter…