Tag Archives: Metaphor
Grey areas. You know the ones I mean. They’re so tricky because, well, they’re grey. There’s no definition, no differentiation, no black and white. Just one opaque, perhaps conflicted, even disorientating situation.
Disruption is a tear in the fabric of our reality. It is an interruption to our sense of normality and a pause in the rhythm of our life.
Do you sometimes feel as though you’ve hit a wall? That you can no longer see the way ahead, and that your efforts are met only with resistance?
Every choice we make, no matter how small, has the potential to change our life in ways unimagined… and a correlation between the choice, and the depth of the impact, is not always evident.
Have you ever performed on stage? A stage with hot lighting, shadowy wings, and the penetrating gaze of an audience?
This is for the courageous. For the courageous who, sometimes, feel anything but. The courageous for whom a hundred years lived in idleness might, on occasion, sound like a blessed relief.
Advice. It’s something we all appreciate from time to time. Particularly when it’s invited. But what happens when the advice you are proffered has nothing to do with you… and everything to do with the other person?
Have you ever faced a situation where everything went into white? How did you feel? And if this feeling was a movement, which movement would it be?
We have all experienced ‘being lost’ at one time or another… But rest assured: it’s completely normal. We just don’t really like to talk about it.
As the nights start to draw in I find myself thinking about energy. More specifically, the importance of taking the time to tend to our own energy levels.
What does not knowing mean to you? Do you go with the flow, or start to sink under the weight of uncertainty? And what is it about not knowing that can challenge us?
We humans are sense-makers. We have been telling each other stories for thousands of years to explain our momentary existence on this spinning blue planet.
Walking is good for the self. You might prefer setting out to scale mountains at dawn or purposeless walking from your front door at dusk.