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Newsletter 93: Sword of Damocles: what is hanging over you?

There are things we fear, things we anticipate and dread that they'll happen. There are situations that imprison us ... like the sword of Damocles, hanging by a thread ... How do we cope, what lessons can we learn?

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We all anticipate, fear, dread accidents waiting to happen, nooses that trap us - and wonder how we will ever cope. Are there lessons that can be learned and applied?

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“ …beauty is a doorway – a doorway to a transcendent world” - Bill Petrie, clinical psychologist and life coach

“One cannot help but be in awe when one contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, or of the marvellous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery every day. Never lose a holy curiosity” - Albert Einstein

“Nourish yourself with grand and austere ideas of beauty that feed the soul… Seek solitude”. - French artist Eugène Delacroix

“When the people lack a sense of awe, there will be trouble in the empire” - Lao Tzu

“I am done with great things and big plans, great institutions and big success. I am for those tiny, invisible loving human forces that work from individual to individual, creeping through the crannies of the world like so many rootlets, or like the capillarie” - William James American philosopher, physician, psychologist

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