Scallywag

Happiness consists in activity. It is running steam, not a stagnant pool.

~ Oliver Wendell Holmes ~

Archive for September, 2014

Is it time to cross the bridge of possibility?
What lies beyond your life as it is right now?

Really What If

September 27th, 2014 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 23 secs

Is it time to cross the bridge of possibility?

Is it time to cross the bridge of possibility?

Imagining what your life would be like under different circumstances is a good thing to do. If nothing else, it blows the cobwebs away, helping you see how you are really living. Combine that with the power of possibilities and it’s guaranteed to get you thinking. Read the rest of this entry »

How many times have you argued over what was a genuine misunderstanding?
Totally at odds or just a misunderstanding?

How To Minimise Misunderstandings

September 17th, 2014 ~ Est. reading time: 3 mins, 10 secs

How many times have you argued over what was a genuine misunderstanding?

How many times have you argued over what was a genuine misunderstanding?

I wonder how many people have died as a result of misunderstandings. How many relationships have been put to the sword because of what people thought, even though it wasn’t even true? Read the rest of this entry »

Sometimes there's just too much bad news.
Who wants bad news? Maybe we do.

Bad News

September 5th, 2014 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 2 secs

Sometimes there's just too much bad news.

Sometimes there’s just too much bad news.

Bad news sells. Despite calls for news to be more focused on positive events, our “need to know” pulls us toward information that, if not weighty, is downright nasty. Read the rest of this entry »

Death is just a part of life.
A balanced life accepts death.

A Matter Of Life And Death

September 1st, 2014 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 57 secs

Death is just a part of life.

Side by side: death and life.

You and I live beside a thin dividing line. All our dreams, plans, and desires flow on toward an infinitely distant horizon. While todays worries, uncertainties, and slights can so preoccupy our minds it’s a struggle to get our mind anywhere beyond the here and now. Read the rest of this entry »