Fear waits for nobody

Fear is a many-headed hydra. The hydra in mythology was a many-headed serpent or monster in Greek mythology that was slain by Hercules and each head of which when cut off was replaced by two others. Fear can do this. Fear waits for nobody. You think you can fix one issue in your thoughts, and then along, almost in parallel, come two more and it multiplies. It whirs around in the head, often in the guise of its offspring, anxiety and worry, taking you off where you don’t want to go. Fear is on the rise I don’t know about … Read more

Where is your sanctuary?

Do you have a place of sanctuary to which you can periodically retreat, get away from the world at large and feel safe and at one? What for you is a place of sanctuary? For some it’s perhaps a religious place and many may think of a church, monastery, or other spiritual place. In the Middle Ages, sanctuary was also where one went for safe keeping against the vengeance of some one, say in a Cathedral or other religious institution. One example in England is Beverley Minster. For others, it might be a special place, such as in your house … Read more