Articles by Tim Guthrie

Apology

Last Thursday night I had the pleasure of watching an Erin Molan interview with the family of Stuart Kelly, the younger brother of one punch victim, Tom Kelly. Stuart committed suicide last year after incessant bullying, which resulted from his very public efforts to have…


What do you Fight For?

What do you fight For? Or perhaps, if this feels more suitable and relevant to you, what do you fight against? How the question is phrased is not worth debating because it’s what lies at the heart of the question that is important – to…


Happy Birthday Tim!

Yesterday was my birthday. And I had drafted this blog up yesterday morning but didn’t quite get back to it until a friend asked what I am going to give myself for my birthday. I wrote back that I had already addressed that question with…


Into the Darkness

This is the darkness. And for many it is real. Darkness can be the home of fear, ‘stuckness’, trauma and shame. Until you have taken a seat, frozen and scared in a dark, dark world you mightn’t understand. You are rendered immobile, even when every…


Have you ever explored your identity to the point where everything you believed you were, and everything you believed you thought defined you, was dismantled and destroyed, piece-by-piece? Sometimes the destruction may have been by your own hand and at others at the hand of…


In Honour of the ANZACS

The image above is of just a few of the war comics my older brother and I collected as small boys. We collected hundreds. Why war comics? Well, yesterday, in Australia and New Zealand, we celebrated ANZAC Day. It is a commemorative day where we…


I see red!

I’m done! I’m angry and, well, almost done. I am just about over the personal development world which to me seems stacked up to the eyeballs in bs, lies and, at best, half truths. It needs to do things differently. I am sick of people…


A Coming Out…

Where to start? What you are about to read is, in essence, a coming out. I believe a touch of irony sits just below most situations in the world. No surprises then, that a man who purports a philosophy of full expression has met with…


‘Thou Shall Not Steal’

  I recently witnessed an interesting sequence of events unfold on social media. Someone had posted a message explaining an incredibly complex concept to the world. Unfortunately for the ‘poster’, following several ‘likes’ and a number of ‘you legend’ type comments, someone who had been…


Please, Take My Eyes

Please, Take My Eyes   I stood. On my knees. Then, folded over, beset with desperation and anguish. My own fists of justice Beating into the ground, In condemnation Of my soul. Please, take my eyes So that I may see! The mist that cloaks…