Living life · The Self

Detachment and Savannah, GA

What to expect from Savannah? I did not know. So perhaps a sense of mystery. Unlike my usual (past) self who would have conducted plenty of “travel research”, I had relatively little to go on. I ended up in Savannah alone after many turns, so other than the few beautiful homes I wanted to visit,… Continue reading Detachment and Savannah, GA

Contemplate · In relationship

On love…Alain de Botton

“… any of our ideas about love comes from reading novels… essentially we are shaped by the love narratives that we read. … We love within a very historical social context…” 

“… romanticism has been a catastrophe to our capacity to have good long-term relationships…”

Alain de Botton: On Love (at the Sydney Opera House, 10 July 2016)

 

What does he mean? True for you? 

Watch and enjoy.:-)

~ FlorenceT

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Living life · Nostalgia

Memories of an era

“Take care of all your Memories. For you cannot relive them.      Bob Dylan” It is fascinating how memories return, in the least expected ways. There we were, travelling home late at night after his training. A winter’s night, and he had earlier jumped into the car, hugging himself tight and then putting his hands over… Continue reading Memories of an era

Living life · The Self

Priority… me.

It’s a life journey, isn’t it :-)? To learn to manage our priorities. In fact, to learn to determine what our priorities are. Is the spotless living room necessary? Yes, it is a preference, but necessary? At which point of ‘dirtiness’ does cleaning a living room become a priority and go on the list of… Continue reading Priority… me.

Being alive · Living life · Poetry · Spirit & Soul · The Self

Introductions

How do we see ourselves? How do we introduce ourselves, as we stretch out our hands to greet another? Do we acknowledge and embrace our whole selves in all spaces? Or do we censor who we are in some?  What is your self-identity? So here’s a little… um, challenge from me. If only to ponder… Continue reading Introductions