A Perfect Time to Forget

“The good and the beautiful is not forgotten; it lives in legend and in song.” ― Hans Christian Andersen, Classic Fairy Tales There was a time in your life when everything made sense—when nothing was complicated. Nothing made you question your place in the world. And nothing stood between you and living a full life, with a […]

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Compliments of Balance

“You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche Consider your favorite song. What is it that you like about it? Is it the melody? Maybe it’s the baseline, or the chorus. Perhaps it’s the simplicity of simple chords and vocals. No matter what it is, your favorite music […]

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The Lake House

“The world is little, people are little, human life is little. There is only one big thing — desire.” ― Willa Cather, The Song of the Lark You have a special place in your mind. We all do. Deep within the wellspring of mind, under the faint footprint of consciousness exists a space where thought is formed. […]

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Let the Games Begin

“Time is a game played beautifully by children.” ― Heraclitus, Fragments There’s a game we all play when we’re young. This game has different rules. It has different players and equally different playing fields. It changes as you age. Sometimes it changes by the day. It can even change by the minute. The game is formed much in […]

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In Transit

  Image credit: Thrive Global “I’ve always believed there are moments in our lives which can be defined as a transition between the before and after, between the cause and the effect.” ― Benjamin X. Wretlind, Castles: A Fictional Memoir of a Girl with Scissors Transition is an interesting phase. You see the change firsthand, unfolding in […]

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Blessings of Birds and Rain

  “It’s the children the world almost breaks who grow up to save it.” ― Frank Warren There’s a word for that feeling you get, the one that takes your breath away. I’m sure you know what I speak of. When you enter a sphere of pure engagement, in love with the moment. When you’re completely […]

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Remember, You We’re Once a Giant

    “We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell.” ― Oscar Wilde Life… Remember when you were young, standing tall, walking among the world as a giant? We all do. We all walked among one another as giants, once. But this was very long ago. Long ago when life was […]

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Are You Happier Than You Were Yesterday?

“Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.” ― Bertrand Russell, The Conquest of Happiness Are you happier than you were yesterday? The phrase, “happier than yesterday,” speaks to the core of my own philosophy. This is what I strive for every day, in life, in art […]

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How to Experience an Experience

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt It’s a funny way to title a post, I’ll admit. But it sums up the method by which we all experience life. We “experience” experiences. And […]

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Legends in the Well

“Of all the words of mice and men, the saddest are, “It might have been.” ― Kurt Vonnegut A subtle peace exists within us. It is like a well. Deep and often dark, this well houses much of our inner longing. It is here in this space of stillness where one can find light amid […]

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