Letters to Life

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“Om Mani Padme Hum” – Buddhist/Indian Mantra – Dear Life, This week was a bit of an experiment all round, but with positive results so far. First things first. Last week during my fourth self-defence class (I am taking a “women only course”, six lessons in total), the instructor approached me and asked me, or… Continue reading Letters to Life (23)

Letters to Life

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“Do what you must do and the strength to do it will come” – Random Paper Wisdom – Dear Life, Nothing I do seems to ever be good enough, now does it? I try to be nice to people, and as a result they walk all over me. When I try to be less kind,… Continue reading Letters to Life (22)

Letters to Life

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“Sometimes the most beautiful gift comes wrapped up in the ugliest paper” – Random Paper Wisdom – Dear Life, Today I am keeping it short: why was that old man waving a slice of bread at me during my Wednesday run? I mean, I get why he was carrying a bread with him to the… Continue reading Letters to Life (21)

Letters to Life

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“I conceal the good I have done and will proclaim the good that has befallen me” – Random Paper Wisdom – Dear Life, You become so much more valuable to me when your twin sister Death is lurking around the corner. Last Wednesday I received the news that my godmother, who’s been in hospital earlier… Continue reading Letters to Life (20)

Letters to Life

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“He who can suppress a moment’s anger may prevent a day of sorrow” – Random Paper Wisdom – (but the actual quote is from Tryon Edwards) Dear Life, As the Dutch National Rail announced they are changing their “Dear ladies and gentlemen” into a gender-neutral “Dear travellers” I wasn’t sure what to think. For starters,… Continue reading Letters to Life (19)

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“You will not let superficial matters rule your heart” – Random Paper Wisdom – Dear Life, Today I woke up feeling incredibly cranky. I have been like this for a few days now, uncertain of the reason why. I suspect it has something to do with my ongoing battle with my hormones, but I feel… Continue reading Letters to Life (18)

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“You limit your words, keep hold of your thoughts and never let the body be violent. You are ready to walk the path of wisdom” – Random Paper Wisdom – Dear Life, It’s been a crazy couple of days. After saying goodbye to C (read about it in this post) I got myself prepared to… Continue reading Letters to Life (17)