The Riptide of Life

THE RIPTIDE OF LIFE “If the only thing people learned was not to be afraid of their experience, that alone would change the world.”  Sydney Banks It was around 7am when I heard the crash of the ceramic beaker hitting the tiled floor in the upstairs bathroom with an almighty crash. I stopped still and […]

A Lesson in Humility

A LESSON IN HUMILITY It began with a phone call: “Collapsed…taken to hospital…two brain tumours…unknown prognosis.”   As the initial shock of hearing about my friend began to subside I noticed myself go into a familiar, automatic coping mode. Practical suggestions, plans and comforting words spewed forth. But by the end of the call, I had […]