Outside The Box


We all live in a box – more or less. Constructed by ourselves and others. Breaking out of the box ain’t easy, we are so confined by our anxieties, fears, indoctrination, conditioning, and all the things that limit and control us. We may think we are free spirits but how free are we really? Outside The Box has been created so that we can share and express  - and by doing so start to live Outside The Box. What you have to say is an important part of the riddle.

Margie.

What’s a smile?

What’s a smile?

It is true a smile can light up a room. Even though it was blowing a gale with intermittent savage showers we braved it to the local farmers market. If it could do little else but blow away a few cobwebs of the winter blues it would be worth it. The buffeting winds and invasive rain had kept a lot of folks away but there were enough there to create some market bustle. But the stands... > Read more

Added: 15 Jun 2015
How to fly

How to fly

As people get older they seem to creep farther inside the box – for security I suppose. I have watched it with my mother, who is amazing still at ninety three. Ninety seemed to be her insecurity point and she has been burying herself deeper into the confines of the box ever since.... > Read more

Added: 25 May 2015
This is all we have.

This is all we have.

We live as if we are immortal. Well yes we are – but our bodies’ definitely aren’t. Looking beyond our present situation or current drama is never easy. We are stuck in the moment without actually living in it. Real living. Being present and allowing life to be. I’m... > Read more

Added: 20 Apr 2015