Have you ever thought your bedside table might just be a window to your soul? What we keep on them can say a lot about us. They can also say a lot about the differences between us and our partners!
Africa by night can be chillingly haunting. The shriek of a witch doctor performing a curse. The moans of a child hallucinating with malaria. The bloodcurdling screeching and droning chants of cultish groups performing exorcisms.
I don’t know if any of you have read the news reports about the Coronavirus parties that people have been holding to challenge the reality that COVID-19 is, in fact, ‘real.’ Some of the stories of the consequences of reckless and irresponsible actions have been totally heartbreaking.
People who really love you tell you the truth. They don’t butter you up, fan your ego, or fuel your delusions. They encourage you when you need it, but they aren’t afraid to warn you when your attitudes, words or actions warrant it.
Just for today, why don’t you have a ‘this is me’ day? A day where you celebrate rather than criticise.
Things now may feel completely out of our control. It’s a frightening place to be. But it’s also a place where we can take stock. Reflect. Determine to live a different way.
I often dream of a world where there’s always room. Where there’s always space to play.
The women I see all around me are all kinds of brave. All kinds of strong. All kinds of courageous.
What advice would you give your younger self today? It might just change the way you think about your life.
On your search for Eden, try standing still for a moment. You might just find your little piece of heaven right where you are.