Tag Archives: change

Life’s Transitions in Frangipanis

Apparently Frangipanis have worked their way in to the annals of mythology because, apart from their ability to withstand extreme temperatures without burning, they are also able to continue to produce leaves and flowers even after being lifted out of … Continue reading

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Some Things Don’t Change

Yesterday as I walked past a little cafe I caught the aroma of french fries, or as we call them here in South Africa, chips. Nothing smells like frying chips. ¬†I stopped and savoured the smell. I couldn’t help but … Continue reading

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The Windows of Perception

I found these words in Anthony de Mello’s wonderful little book, “Awareness.” “Everything becomes beautiful when you change. Or you look at the trees and the¬†mountains through windows that are wet with rain from a storm, and everything looks blurred … Continue reading

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Life’s Departures

I took the above image on Brighton Station. It just spoke to me of the many departures we make in life, departures from various phases and stages of our lives, departures from work we’ve done, from relationships we’ve been in, … Continue reading

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The Mystery Of Change

I came across these words by Malcolm Muggeridge: “When I look back on my life nowadays, which I sometimes do, what strikes me most forcibly about it is what seemed at the time most significant and seductive, seems now most … Continue reading

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The Fighting Temeraire – A Painting by J M W Turner – Ongoing Change

J M W Turner is one of my favourite artists, if not my favourite. I just find that his work speaks of an eternal reality breaking through the shape and form of this world, uniting both in an earthly and … Continue reading

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