• Life in the Pink

James, meet Oscar.


Oscar Wilde once said, "To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all."


Never a truer word was spoken, more recognised and acknowledged since the lockdown.


I asked James to read the quote. He read it and said it didn't make sense. Granted he is only 9. I asked him if he wanted it explaining, so I tried in the simplest form; It means people are so busy rushing around that they aren't really living their life. In true James style he looked up in contemplation then said; "Mum, I've just seen something moving on the ceiling, look, its a spider."


Maybe it's too early to introduce Oscar to James but I hope one day, James and his Brother Arthur will understand and choose to live.


Take some time to contemplate Oscars' words today. Have a lovely weekend.



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