Religion Does religion provide a sense of community and belonging in a foreign land that buffers other disconnections? Or is the happiness we feel from being part of a religious group associated solely with aiding others? Can we enrich our own lives by helping?
Roles We each play important roles in our lives, some roles are clearer than others; but every person is someone to someone in our world. The way in which our roles are created is complex. The process includes elements of inheritance, chance, and motivation. It begs the question, how much influence do we really have over our lives? And the lives of others?
Feminism What does it mean to be a woman today? In today’s atmosphere. Where do we learn the elusive term “feminism”? How do we become feminists? Is the definition of feminism universal? How do we measure a woman’s success today?
Fate Where our life will lead us, we can only imagine. Every moment we face a new opportunity that might change our lives inevitably. How do we explain where we have found ourselves? Are we in control of our destiny?
Reflections Although life is unpredictable, sometimes you are lucky enough to meet someone like yourself, someone who shares your ideologies and your values. Does being alone mean being in a state of fragility? Can finding a person who reflects your ideologies and values provide comfort? Reassurance? Security? Strength?
Culture Can belonging to a certain culture or society impact on the freedom to be an individual? Does it limit our freedom of choice? How can we be truly free and retain a sense of cultural identity?
New Age – ‘Spiritual Awakening’. The seven chakras. The psychological, emotional and spiritual state of being; The focus of connection between mind, body and soul. Is this a new way of life? Is this a better way?
Family Family ties are strong enough to surpass all borders and all of life’s tribulations. A true sense of belonging should never be minimized or under-valued. Without these ties and these roots, are we not merely lonely individuals? How do you define yourself?
Image 'never judge a book by it’s cover' the contents might surprise you. What we see with our eyes on the surface is only a small part of what lies beneath. What we choose to show the world of ourselves is only what we want them to see. What hides beneath is something else…..