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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Trying on A New Year

“It’s never too late to become who you want to be. I hope you live a life that you’re proud of, and if you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start over.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald So much can be said about beginning a new year, a new decade and […]

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Balloons

“I suppose real old age begins when one looks backward rather than forward.” ~ Mary Sarton It is said that in the beginning, man was one with eternity. All aspects of life were contained in one being, the feminine yin and the masculine yang, both perfected, knowing all, witnessing creation as a watcher of infinity. […]

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The Missing Myth

“When we lose our myths we lose our place in the universe.” ― Madeleine L’Engle The allure and raw, visceral essence of life is ever present in our natural world. We see the seasons change slowly and rapidly. We witness the sky darken and brighten daily, waking with the sun and sleeping with the moon. […]

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Make it with Gravy

“Only when the last tree has been cut down, the last fish been caught, and the last stream poisoned, will we realize we cannot eat money.”― Cree Indian Prophecy The heart of the world is not one powered by humans. It is the beat of life, powered by all life. We often forget this, or […]

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Mr. Sanders

“The most complicated skill is to be simple.” ― Dejan Stojanovic The simple is often overlooked. These beacons of light that are taken as too common to shift our attention are all around us, yet we pass among them so blindly that even our shadows remain oblivious to the pureness of the simple. In a […]

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Good Company

“That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings are universal longings, that you’re not lonely and isolated from anyone. You belong.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald Such gifts we all have… All of us are bestowed such wonderful tools, complements of life. Some of us know without a doubt what […]

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