Tag Archives: Keith Ashford

Hair on fire

The man who stumbles through the office door bearing two handprints on the back of his jacket is, no surprise, a weak candidate for counselling.  And the perfect candidate? His hair’s on fire.

Paddle to the Sea

The off-kilter mind fears and wants, divides and opposes. The role of the mind is to be a skilled canoeist—to go with the flow, to accept everything and resist nothing.

Yes and no

“Do you believe in miracles?” If by ‘miracle’ you mean a moment of unalloyed normalcy, of low-shouldered sublimity, of pure being empty of past and future, then yes, I do. If you mean an event when Nature is briefly persuaded to suspend one of her laws, then no, I don’t.