When Is It The End

When Is It The End

  “Perhaps the best tribute you can pay someone who dies is to share his belief in life by putting your life ahead of his death.” – Max Lerner So, here’s the thing; we all die, but losing a loved one can almost kill us. When we care, we cannot think of life without that person. No matter what went on before, the memories will linger and the good ones usually outweigh the bad ones. That’s what makes us sad. There are all sorts of ‘lost’ relationships. I will not…

The Middle Muddle

The Middle Muddle

“Setting a good example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age.” – William Feather age.” – William Feather Being in the middle of anything is usually not fun, and the middle muddle really is difficult. You are not young and you are not old. It’s sort of like those ghastly teen years; not a child and not yet an adult. The problem here is that the middle years go on for a long, long time. After the age of fifty things start to happen; the body…

A Broken Heart Is Absolutely Necessary

A Broken Heart Is Absolutely Necessary

“Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn’t it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up.” – Neil Gaiman Mess you up is the least of it! It can make you wish you weren’t alive! Some people do end their lives when love has broken their hearts. The phrase itself says it… a broken heart. When you have given your heart to someone and you have entrusted it to…

Breakup Or Breakout

Breakup Or Breakout

“Tis better to have loved and lost/ Than never to have loved at all.” – Alfred Lord Tennyson Truer words were never spoken. To have known love is to have experienced what this life is about, or should be about. The tragedy is that this is not taught. How to learn to love? It can start from being loved as a child, or it can be learned with all its ups and downs as we grow up, or maybe it is never learned. The reason many people can’t know or…