Reflections on my Year Of Change three months into the Year After That?
Well, the Year After That fully endorses whatever was written, noted or understood in the Year Of Change! My ten previous points (5 here, 5 there) are still valid (more than ever, actually), and no matter how much has happened over the past few months that’s kept me from writing, it’s not changed what I learnt. Neither has it Continue reading
Found an old notebook with quotes from the past and I must share some…
My year of change post is not finished and life is taking me all directions in 2013, but I will be back, and I hope quotes can keep the B&T spirit alive for now.
That one’s a quote from a book by l’Abbe Pierre, of all people. It’s taken from a letter from one of his best friends, a friend who inspired and supported him in his darkest moments (of which he had many throughout his life, but particularly when he was a teen and in his early twenties…):
“Life is the joy which we irradiate. It’s the endless fight against ourselves. Life at 15 is the great fight for purity (by which we are so often defeated, but we get back up again). Life, but we are in the process of preparing it. Of those preparations it depends entirely…
Life, we make it happen now. Later, we each will live it as we please, and better if we have prepared ourselves well”
Letter from a friend to l’Abbe Pierre, 1928
Crazy week! but here’s part II of my “year of change” learnings.
In part I (which you can read here) I shared the first 5 of my 2012 lessons:
#1. Learning to look failure in the eye (without making too much of a fuss about it…); Continue reading
With the new year so fresh and young, there’s never been a better time to look back and reflect on the year gone by (also, my fingers are now able to write again, having finally recovered from multiple food-induced comas…)
New year, new resolutions, new music love.
In the spirit of the New Year… a little music, great design and lots of hope (it’s the Beach Boys…)
Happy 2013 everyone!