Monthly Archives: March 2011

Guilt

Guilt is born from not living up to expectations be they your own, someone else’s or those of what we perceive as the powers that be. I’ve lived a lifetime of having to be useful in order to earn love … Continue reading

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Why lack of understanding should not be confused with discrimination

I had a painful telephone conversation recently. The person is, I admit unashamedly, someone I adore. He’s witty, clever, funny, tender and incredibly supportive. He steers me towards fulfillment in a gentle manner wanting only the changes in me that … Continue reading

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How I learned to look beyond what people want us to see

I was talking recently to one of the staff at the Tenants Participation Unit at our local council. We were talking about a scheme we hope to introduce of a series of local experts to provide key contacts for those … Continue reading

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