Prison life

At the TEDx Marrakesh event I attended recently, one of the speakers concluded with the following quote by Rumi: “Why do you stay in prison when the door is wide open?”


If you hate your job, your relationship, your situation, whatever it may be, why are you choosing the prison cell?

That’s something I’ve thought about recently.  And now I’m so excited about some things I have coming up.  I just can’t wait to share them with you!

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  1. […] Be strong Telling people that you’re moving to a developing country may be met with shock, amazement, and those who just do not understand.  And never will.  They will tell you that of course you can do something ridiculous like that because you may not have kids, a house, a car payment, you’re healthy and do not need health care benefits, or even a pension.  Well they are just making excuses.  They wish they could do what you’re doing.  Look at these people as encouragement. You know what you want.  And don’t want.  (And it’s probably not their life.)  After all, if things don’t work out, you can always go back. […]

  2. […]  One of my favourite events in Marrakech, year after year the event organizers bring together an amazing lineup of speakers including architects, film makers, artists and social activists.  Find out more at: […]

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