We often hear it said that our greatest strength can also be our greatest weakness, and we can see it in those around us.
I am amazed how many people say that they don’t care what others think but I’m equally amazed at how few people live that way.
When I’ve got a lot going on at one time I tend to lie awake at night imagining all the possible scenarios and how I will react to each one of them.
We live in a busy world where people pride themselves on being constantly on the go and having to juggle many things in their lives just to survive, but I sometimes wonder what we are running from.
We all wear masks. Some of us have a different mask for every situation.
I find it quite easy to waste time and I’m sure I’m not alone. I also have no problem justifying the time that I waste.
I’m sure that we’ve all seen films where someone is stalked or hounded everywhere that they go. I’ve just watched Wuthering Heights and the relationship that Heathcliffe has with Catherine is suffocating. It is not true love, because true love can let go.
The analogy with travelling has been used many times before and I’m sorry if it is a little clichéd, but it is a good one.
Today I went to the funeral of a beautiful friend from my nursing days. We trained together and she was always full of fun and faith.
Sometimes everything crowds in on us and life gets too much to cope with.