There’s colour everywhere, if you look. Noticing what’s around you is simple to do, and makes every day better.
Take control of your own story. If you don’t, someone else will. The short pieces in Deliberate Fragments might well help you tell it.
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It might not be the first thing you feel, but compassion can beat cynicism, and compassion makes the world better for everyone.
A hard-hitting story about ending up in gaol – a sharp reminder to count the blessings that you do have.
Even hard winter frosts can have a beauty – which is a reward you can gain simply by seeing what’s there.
What if you wanted to re-start you? What would be practical? Considerate? There’s no point in shying away from the issues.
Regrets perhaps fall into two categories – avoidable and not-avoidable. The focus should be your relationship to either type – and this is a story about one person’s decisions and how nothing needs to be set in stone.
Recollections about loneliness. Always remember that how you feel has been felt by others too. And emotions shared are better understood, better coped-with.