Alchemy

Alchemy

We humans form a bunch of defences against pain, and most of them don’t work. One does. It’s a piece of genius that marks resilient, flourishing people. It’s called sublimation. Let me explain with a story. A friend of mine lost his son to a rare...
Life As A Tree

Life As A Tree

There is an odd thing about nature; everything is quite adept at being what it is, except humans. I look out at everything growing so wild and faithfully beneath the sky and wonder why we are the one terrible part of creation privileged to refuse our flowering. (David...