Paying attention to what we say allows us to gain insight and promote change through our speech. With quotes from Heschel, Orwell & Eadie.
Proverbs: The Road to Hell…
Proverbs are nuggets of wisdom, passed down through centuries which we can still learn from today. ‘The Road to Hell is Paved with Good Intentions.’
Busy vs Productive
The difference between being busy and productive is just about everything. Which are we? With quotes from H.D Thoreau, W. Penn & more.
Memento Mori- Remember Death
The theory practised throughout history of ‘Memento Mori’- Remember Death. Do we still have a relationship with our own mortality? Quotes from Seneca, Tolstoy & more.
Don’t Like Reading? Do It Anyway
Why should we read, even if we don’t particularly like it? Similar to physical exercise, reading is useful and necessary because of what it gives us and what it takes for us to participate. With quotes from Voltaire, Johnson & more
Creativity for the Cautious
Creativity isn’t something everyone engages with; usually because we’re afraid of doing it wrong. With quotes from Carter, Nietzsche & more.
A Prayer from the Unresolved
If you aren’t certain of God’s existence, or what God even means, what would bring you to pray? With quotes from Dostoevsky, Coleridge & Duffy.
Does ‘Leisure Time’ Make Us Unhappy?
‘Leisure time’ is a relatively new idea, and what it involves has changed dramatically. Does ‘leisure’ suit you? Quotes from H. Smith, H. Arendt & more.
The Day Begins in Silence
When we carry painful thoughts, a moment in silence can be a moment in hell. Can we tolerate sitting with stillness? Quotes from Seneca, Steinbeck & Eliot.
Embracing Our Roles
What is our role? Like actors gracing the stage, every day we wake to a role; or to be more accurate, various roles. Quotes from Shakespeare, Herbert & more.