Other People’s Sadness: A Nautical Metaphor… Alienora Browning

Reblogged from Chronicles of an Orange-Haired Woman:

If we are true friends. and committed loved ones, we ideally rock with another’s boat whatever the weather: We brace ourselves for the storms and vast waves of grief and illness, bad fortune and distress; we enjoy the gorgeous sun and calm of blue-green sea when times are good, health is assured and joy abounds.

There is beauty in storm. There are special ranges of exquisite colour and texture in the calm which comes after tempest.

If we expect, as our right, every voyage to be conducted in bright sun and easy sailing conditions, we are in danger of missing out, both in terms of climatic splendour and emotional depth.

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She has written a number of books, both alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com
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6 Responses to Other People’s Sadness: A Nautical Metaphor… Alienora Browning

  1. alienorajt says:

    Thanks so much for reblogging, Sue: A lovely surprise! xxx

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