I'm stronger and consequently more purposeful than I've been for years. Maybe ever. Yet, outside the sometimes sanitised world of Blogland a train that I'm not driving is again set to crash. I'm definitely a passenger in the first carriage though and, bar a miracle, what is likely to happen will hit hard. That's the nature of disaster and tragedy. They turn up in our lives without a by your leave. Even the most meticulous of our plans can be upturned. It's worth remembering this.
Whilst contemplating the inevitable I found inspiration from the unlikely source of a '90s financial services advert. . Funny that because as it's not something that I've thought about for years. Maybe it's a little message from the divine world reminding me that, in spite of troubles ahead, there will be solace to be found through the love of others, music, beauty and nature. Those involved will be able to steer a course through these saddest of times.