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65. Life – Thing or Journey?

What if I tried consistently to see my life as a journey? How would that feel?

Do I think it would make it easier for me to accept that sometimes there are false starts and dead ends and all kinds of problems?

Do I think it would make it easier for me to also enjoy the parts of the journey with the spectacular views and interesting people?… Read more

64. Summer is Coming

I just read about something new and awful Trump has been doing and saying, Gawd help me. I know it won’t help one bit, reading about all his BS.

What I know will help a bit, though, is remembering that I was born the same summer that was to be President Nixon’s last in the White House before Watergate forced him to resign.… Read more

60. A Soul’s Project

A day spent doing two jobs in my firm and writing two job applications, with the best will I could mobilize.

I did laundry also and then walked to my cousin’s cafe in a foggy north-west part of the capital, only to find he wasn’t there.

Instead, behind the extremely diminutive bar, a 28 year old good-looking woman with a master’s degree in philosophy and some trauma from meeting the real world of unemployment soon after.… Read more

59. Bypassing

I was just about to write an angry comment to some idiot.

Yes, on Facebook – where else?

The idiot wrote in a Facebook-group for a national TV-radio programme about politics that he “didn’t care about Somali refugees because they were not [our] countrymen”.

He then wrote that Somalis should not stay in our country because they were not us.… Read more