Volcanoes, a travel inspiration

I fell in love with volcanoes and lava in a geology class. It wasn’t anything specific I loved about them, I just did. I suppose for a curious mind, the idea that rock could boil and flow was mind bending. The idea that the earth’s crust is ~45km thick and somewhere below it is something…

Genesis – What a book

I haven’t written in a little while but I’ve been reading. Wait for it. Towards the end of 2017 I accepted a challenge to read the bible, cover to cover. And I’ve just finished the first book. Genesis. Now that that’s out of the way, the record of creation was a proper mindbend. God created…

Slow down baby

Anxiety. Worry. Fear. I’ve had this title written for a while now. I’ve known what I want to write about it, but everything I’ve written I’ve deleted to start over. The messaging has never felt right. It is a complex subject. That and I always wonder if I wouldn’t reveal too much of what’s been…

It would hold you steady

I’m jealous of the ones you see every day. The ones who’s eyes meet yours at fate’s command. I bet they don’t know how lucky they are. I’m jealous of the air in your lungs. It’s closer than I could ever be. I bet it doesn’t realise that as it courses through your blocked passages….

L O V E

Whether you’re a christian or not you’ve probably heard of 1 Corinthians 13:4-7. Maybe even read it for yourself but if you haven’t don’t fret, I’ve quoted it below. Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not…

Mustard Seed

There’s something about watching people suffer that really puts my faith through a fiery furnace… And so in a twisted collusion between the hospital nursing staff (who perpetually give varying instructions and destructive glares), the ambiance and my playlist, a song from House Fires II “Good good father” came up. And I welled up. Discreetly….

Is it good advice, do what you love?

What if you love to eat, or listen to music? What if you love sleeping and chilling out? What if you love sex? Is there a list of acceptable loves? “Do something you love and you’ll never work a day in your life” and “You’ll be okay doing what you love” are some of the…

Tenant

Woke up today with a mysterious acceptance and love for my body. I finally get it. That the more I understand why she exists, I’d learn to love her and dare I say take care of her. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? Is not function more than size?…