Tag Archive | joy

Broccoli & Chocolate

Without pain, how could we know joy?’ This is an old argument in the field of thinking about suffering and its stupidity and lack of sophistication could be plumbed for centuries but suffice it to say that the existence of broccoli does not, in any way, affect the taste of chocolate. John Green, The Fault in […]

New Beginnings

“Sorrow prepares you for joy. It violently sweeps everything out of your house, so that new joy can find space to enter. It shakes the yellow leaves from the bough of your heart, so that fresh, green leaves can grow in their place. It pulls up the rotten roots, so that new roots hidden beneath […]

The Nature of Depression

Depression possesses a nature all of its own. Not a pretty one either. Depression makes you believe that you are worthless as a human being even though you have accomplished great things in life. It debilitates and disables its victims sapping joy and self-worth day by day. Labeled the silent assassin its tentacles slowly, discreetly […]

Coffee & Life…

Good coffee & life simply go together… No discussion needed! Paddick Van Zyl