Three Coins

Three coins for luck, ironically. Three Coins tossed for safe flight Three coins was all it took, Three coins became a plight. Superstition became suspicion A Mother-in-law obeyed, A dangerous wish And a flight that was delayed. Innocent or ignorant? A single coin would be enough Said an aviation professor For the engine to be … More Three Coins

From Fear to Celebration: The Five Stages of Being

From Fear to Celebration: I stood on a beach.  Dogs galumphed and trotted, wagging tails and lolling tongues.  Blissfully enjoying the freedom of an off leash frolic with their human companions. Not so long ago, this scene would have had me in a state of fear.  Near panic and disbelief would have overcome me, and … More From Fear to Celebration: The Five Stages of Being

How I turned the Beast of Fear into a friend for life

The Journey began as I toddled around the yard The Great Beast lumbered toward me. Black. Huge. Unpredictable. Dangerous. Then it was gone. Just like that. What remained, the Memory, grew. And soon became a Fear. A Fear of Dogs. All. Dogs. The thing about a fear is, it is not rational. Whilst it may … More How I turned the Beast of Fear into a friend for life