I‘m on the train travelling from Sydney home to Newcastle. The sun is shining as we pass over a shimmering Hawkesbury river. The music of Mumford and Sons plays through my headphones. And I can’t help but feel it’s good to be alive.
There are some significant challenges in my life right now, challenges that have engulfed me in swirling emotion and uncertainty.
Nonetheless, as I pass over the Hawkesbury I am reminded of the incredible beauty in the world and my spirit is nourished. As music plays in my ears I am blessed by the melodies that resonate deeply within me. And I head home to four of the most incredible human beings I know. Tonight we will laugh and rage and talk about issues great and small, and maybe even fight, but always knowing that we are bound by a love that is unquenchable, sharing such a high degree of comfort with each other that we can laugh and rage and talk about issues great and small, and maybe even fight.
And I can’t help but feel that it is good to be alive.