September 30, 2015

I have spent more time in the garden this week. Planting and tenting tomatoes and capsicum, just in case there are any frosts in these next weeks to the middle of October. I was listening to an audio book and having a discussion with God about writing. I’m always talking to Jesus about something - all the time, it’s quite easy, try it. Writing is “The Thing” for me. It’s what I have always...

September 23, 2015

One of the things I have noticed over the last few years, post Brain Injury, is both bizarre and fun – thankfully! On occasion there seems to be an increase in serotonin release in my brain for no apparent reason. Somewhere in there, the receptors for the “Need-To-Be-Happy” have been damaged, and they OD me with the chemicals for love and other euphoria without any warning and without any...

September 16, 2015

That totes sounds like a line from a 60s’ folk song… not a particularly well written one either!

Anyway, that’s what I did. I had a dream that I was in a race to find a secret drawer in a cabinet. I won. The drawer was found. It had a lot more compartments in it than was probable. It was also empty and unfinished, as in, unrefined, raw wood, not varnished etc.

At that poi...

September 9, 2015

In general, relationships are hard. They take a heck of a lot more work than most of us are prepared to either acknowledge or put in. Especially if there is little visible pay-out for us in the end product. Humanity is a dichotomous beast in its core. I wrestle with this in myself a lot. How to be Christ-like when I can see my own motivations very clearly for what they are.

I come from a lo...

September 1, 2015

Since it seems we’re on a roll with who we are, it looks like it’s continuing for at least this post. I used to own a Jack Russell, and when he went up a tree after a possum, that was it, the possum was all he thought about. Yes, Jack Russells do climb trees.

It’s probably a good idea to take things out of the existential and into the practical. So I thought I might share one of my identity...

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