When Thomas Edison stood outside his lab-site as over half of it burnt to the ground in brilliant yellow and green flames, he asked his son to fetch the rest of the family to watch. “They’ll never see a fire like this,” he said calmly.
I was shipwrecked before I even boarded … the journey showed me this—how much of what we have is unnecessary, and how easily we can decide to rid ourselves of these things whenever it’s necessary, never suffering the loss.
So I have this little list of prompts that I sometimes work from, and today’s topic was concerned with a ‘prized possession’ from childhood. As far as I can think back, I never really had anything I was particularly attached to until around the age of 12, which was a sterling silver pentacle pendant on … Continue reading My ‘Spiritual’ Journey