Tag Archives: meaning
im looking in to a pool of water which reflects the sky

Thoughts on Sacrifice

One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began, though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice– (Mary Oliver, The Journey) Nick was working for an engineering consultancy, doing pretty well for himself. He got to work on some cool renewable energy projects, while still having the pleasure of a stable income. […]

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an orange butterfly on the tip of an outstretched finger, with papua new guinea's jungle in the background

Employment, Volunteering, and Passion

I have a complicated relationship with employment. Earning Money When I was young my mum pushed me to find work. My first job was delivering Messenger Newspapers in my neighbourhood. I made about $10 a week. I didn’t really mind it: I had the time, and the work wasn’t too dulling. I rather enjoyed cycling […]

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