Now I bid you farewell, I don’t know when I’ll be back. They’re moving us tomorrow to that tower down the track, But you’ll be hearing from me, baby, long after I’m gone. I’ll be speaking to you sweetly from a window in the tower of song. –Leonard Cohen
I am tremendously saddened to hear of the passing of one of my favourite poets and musicians, Leonard Cohen. Thank you for the words, Mr. Cohen. You opened my eyes, and touched my soul. Rest well.
“There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so.” — Hamlet At first glance, this idea seems silly. Of course there are bad things. Tragic, horrific, terrible things that one would not dare to label as anything else. And then there are wonderful things. Lucky breaks, opportunities and successes that seem nothing but positive. But Eckhart Tolle, and many Buddhist spiritual teachers, speak a lot on this subject. The idea is not to deny that life has its ups and downs, but simply to point out two things: 1. That the impact of the event is dependent