Nostalgic Newtons

“Nos·tal·gia (n): A feeling that lingers long after the taste is gone.” ― Jenim Dibie, The Calligraphy of God Some things seem to exist in our world for no other purpose than to remind us of years gone by. In a sphere of nostalgia, where we all find ourselves at times, we dwell on what […]

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The Pecan Tree

“Some moments are nice, some are nicer, some are even worth writing about.” ― Charles Bukowski, War All the Time We’re all given a spark in life. Some say this starts with conception. Through modern medical instruments, at the very moment a sperm penetrates the egg, a spark can be seen. Perhaps this is the […]

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Soul Eclipse

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about.” ― Rumi Thoughts are like water, cascading into a timeless pool of choice, decision, want and need. But the first thought was never like […]

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When the Sun Stands Still

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, 1925 As the sun stands still, the summer solstice upon Earth, we […]

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We are ALL Poets

“The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.” ― John Muir The brilliance of the universe can easily be witnessed when looking upon the natural world. We see this omnipresent intelligence entwined in everything. It is alive in the stars, found within the veins of leaves and in the rivers which sustain […]

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Attention.. Your 8 Year-Old Self is Crying

“Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it” ― Gautama Buddha You’ve lost something. We all have. It happened as you aged. Somewhere along the road of life, at some point, it slipped out of your pocket and fell to the ground. You didn’t even […]

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How Happy Are You?

“I should’ve died in my 20’s. I became successful in my 40’s. I became a dad in my 50’s. I feel like I’ve stolen a car, a really nice car and I keep looking in the rearview mirror for flashing lights. But there’s been nothing yet.” ~ Anthony Bourdain Are you happy? What is being […]

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