Anything can be borne if it can be accepted. The biggest gift of growing older so far has been learning to be kind to all parts of me, not just the shiny bits... developing the confidence to know that I can embrace feelings of fear, pain and confusion/whatever in the knowledge that I am strong enough to feel it all and still belong to myself. This is life. All of it. All of it is miraculous. Even when we are in a state of longing or dissatisfaction, that's because we know all the beauties that are possible for us. .'The best thing to do with hunger, is make it the food/make of it an all-absorbing music...'