The Drop

A single drop sits on my window, surrounded by many others, as the rain lashes down on this Winter morning. I want to take in this moment. Be still. Be present. Empty my mind completely. No reflections on anything, nor thoughts of the human world that will enter my consciousness when I leave this seat. I want to just stop and focus on this one, physical entity in front of me: this drop on my window… Continue reading

When the world changed

It’s been strange – being almost totally confined to the home environment, leaving only for essential purposes. I would consider myself a homebody, so this wouldn’t usually be an issue. But when it’s forced on you, human nature dictates that you want to rebel, because you want to do things by choice and not compulsion. Continue reading

Yearning to return

Sometimes, it all feels like a dream. Like none of this is real. Just a few weeks ago, life was normal…things operated as they always had. I could never have imagined that this would be the reality I lived to see…a time akin to a World War, where the entire planet is threatened by a global challenge.

Yet this is reality. This is what I…you…every human being…is facing.

We have no control over the situation. All we have control of – hopefully – is how we respond. Continue reading