One year and a day. That’s how long I’ve been Mrs Gibbons – and what a totally wonderful experience it is.
Anniversaries are obviously a time for celebration, but they can also serve as important triggers to look back, assess, analyse and plan forward. And for those of you who know us, you won’t be surprised to hear that’s what myself and the wonderful Mr Gibbons have been doing.
Being Organikal means a lot of things to us, but the primary meaning that forms the very foundation is freedom. Freedom from chemicals is a very obvious and literal translation – but it certainly isn’t the only one.
Ultimate freedom involves so much more, and as time moves on, we’re becoming more aware of how that theme applies to every area of our lives – and more significantly how important that freedom is.
Lots of positive motivations inspire us down the path of freedom, and a new found source of inspiration will be revealed in the next post, but first I wanted to deal with a negative inspiration.
Something we’d run from – and in fear of. Beautifully captured in the film Revolutionary Road – a movie I rented out of mild interest (I like Winslet, tho not so much Di Caprio) but which I could just present to anyone as an example of what could happen if we weren’t so aware, and fighting for freedom:
I’d like to read the book (by Richard Yates), of course. But to be honest, the video scared me so much I’m not in any hurry!
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