“One can say that Javert is our conscience. The ever lurking presence of the law and our own condemnation. The tension between who we were and who we are and who we can be. Javert represents that inescapable, shameful past that forever haunts and pursues one’s conscience. Javert is the man of the law, and……Continue reading Letting Javert Go
“I see it all perfectly; there are two possible situations — one can either do this or that. My honest opinion and my friendly advice is this: do it or do not do it — you will regret both.” – Soren Kierkegaard – I still remember the first time I heard the notion of living…Continue reading In Hindsight: Reflections on Regret
“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” – Rumi – It has taken me a very long time to come to grips with how harshly I often judge myself. Those familiar with the Enneagram will understand the…Continue reading A Thought for 2018: Be Kind … To Yourself!
Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. – Robert Frost – The ‘road less travelled’ is an alluring and romantic notion. It’s the idea that we can take steps out of our secure boundaries from time to time and feel like…Continue reading Want to Walk the Road Less Travelled? Get off the Success Treadmill!