Mirage

/ˈmɪrɑːʒ,mɪˈrɑːʒ/ Noun: mirage 1. An optical illusion caused by atmospheric conditions 2. An unrealistic hope or wish that cannot be achieved Origin - early 19th century: from French se mirer 'be reflected', from Latin mirare 'look at'. (With thanks to the Oxford English Dictionary). Lately, although I have felt that much appears unreal and that … Continue reading Mirage

All Is Mended

Last week, on the last day of July, I said goodbye to a dear friend at her funeral service in Southwark Cathedral. The site has been a place of Christian worship since c. 606 AD, when the first church was erected there, and the current building became a cathedral upon the creation of the diocese … Continue reading All Is Mended

Jump!

'When it feels scary to jump, that is exactly when you jump. Otherwise you end up staying in the same place your whole life and that I can't do.' J.C. Chandor, Screenplay - A Most Violent Year (2014)

Ace of Hearts

Indicates the visit of a beloved person. A sign of change in the near future which may bring joy, reassurance and warmth. Spiritual strength is needed to face these upcoming events. On the last day of work before my Easter vacation, I went to check for mail. This was the solitary message, lying in my … Continue reading Ace of Hearts