The seed will not become a flower overnight, no matter how hard you will it do so. The beautiful transformation will only happen with time, with patience.
Listening can be the most valuable thing you might ever do. Listening can make all the difference.
Into every life a little failure must fall. And that is no bad thing.
The true beauty of places and things is revealed in the pattern of shadows, the interplay of light and dark.
Looking back to the Londons of Alexei Sayle in the 80s and Blur in the 90s shows us how the life we knew is being disrupted in the modern world.
If you’re reading these words, you have the luxury of being alive. If you’re this side of the dirt, everything is pretty good. You have what it takes to get through this.
“Think about the future”, suggested Happy Mondays’ Shaun Ryder in the heady Madchester days of 1988*. But did he imagine a future where kids would be invited to dress up as him 30+ years later?
In every moment, each of us has the choice to choose. We might not know we have it. But it never goes away.
What is the natural state of a song? What is the natural state of any idea when it is first born into this world?
Life will never remain just one thing. You don’t have have to remain just one thing. This is one of life’s greatest gifts to each of us.