Category Archives: Contemplation

Foolish

Who has not, at one time in life, thought herself or himself as the wisest person on Earth? Were you an adolescent then? I was. I believed that I was blessed with sublime wisdom about nearly every topic. I must … Continue reading

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With Passion

“Men are rather reasoning than reasonable animals, for the most part governed by the impulse of passion.”–Alexander Hamilton I happened upon the above quote while scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed. It was instantly relate-able not only to social media culture, … Continue reading

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In Control

For the most part, fears are paper tigers. For the vast majority of us, it’s deciding to act upon what we imagine. The fact is, we can do almost anything we decide to do. Nike Corporation co-opted the phrase “Just … Continue reading

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In Alignment

During our happiest moments we might have feelings of gratitude about completion, wholeness, and union. When our actions are in agreement with our values, we are aligned. Most of us only fully realize this idyllic state of mind occasionally, not … Continue reading

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To Listen

Yesterday afternoon, a garbage truck was compacting a load of trash; a large dog was barking; some squirrels were scolding a stray cat; a neighbor continually revved the engine of his Ford Mustang; a robin was chirping; and an ambulance … Continue reading

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Reflections On Colours

“Why do two colours, put one next to the other, sing? Can one really explain this? No. Just as one can never learn how to paint.”–Pablo Picasso This month, the local Goodwill Store underwent an upgrade and redecorating. Prior to … Continue reading

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Dark Skies

While sitting on the porch step waiting for Orange, the cat, to arrive for his daily snuggle I gazed into the early morning sky. It was mostly dark. There were some clouds visible on the horizon, but the air was … Continue reading

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