Three hundred and sixty five days, A struggle, a stressor, a stifled laugh. A covert tear, a time-worn regret, and the momentary bliss - of an unexpected joy. These days pass me by, gently--like a Summer breeze blowing olive blades of grass--and I sense that I am reaching a point where soon I will have … Continue reading And then the Magic Fades
Live a good life. If there are gods and they are just, then they will not care how devout you have been, but will welcome you based on the virtues you have lived by. If there are gods, but unjust, then you should not want to worship them. If there are no gods, then you … Continue reading What is Stoicism? The Answer Lies in Wisdom and Virtue
“Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.” ― Carl Gustav Jung Unhealthy Blogging Habits Contrary to popular opinion, one can have too much of a good thing! If you don't believe me, go see how many pies you can eat before you hit that gut-bursting wall. This fundamental … Continue reading Is It Time to Take a Break? Three Signs of Unhealthy Blogging Habits
Drip, Drip, Drop. The pitter-patter of raindrops, Tap. While the city, Shivers from a cold-snap. A woman sits, with book in hand, Fingering wet pages in the rain. She's flying high in dreamland, Working double-shifts in her brain. On a cold, dark, and empty night, Under the smoldering of a streetlight, Lost upon a green … Continue reading Reading in the Rain
Since as far back as 2011, I have been a person that has routinely kept a journal for reflection and for developing a better relationship with myself. Sometimes I like to peek back into my mind from years gone past to examine my inner-workings at that time, or to re-visit some old exciting memories.