When Death Puts Life into Perspective

Today, I found out that a lady at my eldest daughter's school passed away this morning. She was the co-ordinator of the out-of-school care program. I'd talked to this lady before. We shared some laughs. I'd regularly thanked her for holding the school gate open for my kids and I. Although I didn't … [Read more...]

The Countdown of Life

Many years ago, I came across a news story that reminded me how short life really is. A 16 year old girl named Stacey Mitchell, was a fun-loving, friendly teenager who was well-liked by her peers. But she was tragically murdered right here in Perth, Australia, then her body was dumped in a rubbish … [Read more...]

Don’t Tell People to Get Over It

As some of you might know, I'm currently going through a bit of a rough time. A friend, who has meant a great deal to me, for many years, is no longer in my life. It's been a tumultuous fortnight, my emotions have been all over the place. But I'm getting there and I have a lot of hope that I'll be … [Read more...]

Life & Death: Why Living is Still Worth It

13 years ago, my grandfather passed away. I still remember it like it was yesterday. Although I was only 11 years old, his life had already made a tremendous impact on me. Despite his Alzheimer's Disease, I saw a man who loved his children dearly and who had a wife that would give up her life for … [Read more...]

Living Life to the Fullest

Three weeks ago, an Australian man lost his wife and all 3 children in a house fire. Hearing such a horrible story got me thinking about how I viewed my life and the decisions I've made thus far. I have always believed that life is about appreciating the time you have with the people that you … [Read more...]