A Parting Moment

“She smiled and said with an ecstatic air: “It shines like a little diamond”, “What does?” “This moment. It is round, it hangs in empty space like a little diamond; I am eternal.” ~ Jean-Paul Sartre, The Age of Reason Worlds away, far gone, beyond that which is knowable. Words to describe the soul, or […]

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Je Suis Paris

“Do you think a society is good, or that people are good? We are only as good as the artists and writers can make us appear.” ~ Anonymous It’s difficult for me to sit back and say nothing about the events of the past few days in Paris, France. But as the bloodshed continues headlining […]

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Happy New Life

“The Art of Living Well and The Art of Dying Well are One.” ~ Epicurus Here we are again… The end becomes the beginning, and the beginning is heralded by the end. The cycle of one Gregorian year culminates here in the sphere of circles; the great precession of seasons ends and begins here; here […]

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Kismat

“…and when one of them meets the other half, the actual half of himself, whether he be a lover of youth or a lover of another sort, the pair are lost in an amazement of love and friendship and intimacy and one will not be out of the other’s sight, as I may say, even […]

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Sparkle

“So the unwanting soul sees what’s hidden, and the ever-wanting soul sees only what it wants.” ~ Lao Tzu Some of us brave the world, others hide. Some get by with little effort, while their neighbors struggle to live. Despite this struggle…People affect the changes they wish to see in the world, yet they cannot […]

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Emoji

“One ought to hold on to one’s heart; for if one lets it go, one soon loses control of the head too.”~ Friedrich Nietzsche Human emotion… A complexity that can be just as paradoxical as the universe itself. Though, this emotion is truly part of all existence. It comes to us through a passageway that […]

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Be… Just a Thought

“Be – Don’t try to Become.” ~ Osho I find it interesting how some shut out the world while others seemingly let it in. Also I find it curious how the world, the universe, suddenly opens our ears to listen. I’ve had this experience recently, when moving along in my daily routine I’m suddenly stopped […]

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To Become

“They both listened silently to the water, which to them was not just water, but the voice of life, the voice of Being, the voice of perpetual Becoming.” ~ Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha I saw a picture of the above photo the other day as a social media post. I stopped and stared at it for […]

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Cosmic Truth.. Open the Door

“Three things cannot remain long hidden: The Sun, the Moon, and the Truth.” ~ Buddha  Thought, ideas, science, intuition, faith, religion, common sense, feeling and truth. These are all tools by which human beings form their opinions, live their lives, form and govern ethics and ideals and follow their dreams. Over millennia, these forms of […]

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“Selfies”

“I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself. A small bird will drop frozen, dead from a bough, without ever having felt sorry for itself.” ~ D.H. Lawrence Much can be said about the sphere of human nature. Moreover, one can contrast and compare what we view in the wild to how human beings […]

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