The pendulum swings hard over to one side, then to the other. It is relentless, unstoppable, heavy, powerful. It is not about stopping the pendulum. It is about carrying on despite the swings.

I Am

I try very hard to be who I am. But with no “I am” no trying is needed. I am free to be who I have always been.


I shake the snowglobe and the scene is lost among the swirling chaos. And as the snow slowly settles I can see clearly again. Clarity requires stillness— as with the snowglobe, as with life. But to leave the snowglobe unshaken… read more»

Advice For Life

The famous actor dishes out his advice for life. It takes me a while to realise that I am not that actor. I have my own desires, my own foolish vanities, my own addictions. Why would I want his? Perhaps… read more»


I wonder if the rules we set ourselves are an excuse— a false sanctuary— protecting us from the difficult work, the messy work, the imperfect work of walking, vulnerable, into the wilds of our own emotional landscape.