Well Kept?

It is only when we realize that life is taking us nowhere that it begins to have meaning. – P.D. Ouspensky Something about life offers us a glimpse into primordial questions, where the answers are meant to escape and elude us, no matter where we seek to find them. The other day, watching a young […]

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The Payment

“If the words you spoke appeared on your skin, would you still be beautiful?”― Auliq Ice A lot can be said about a promise. It’s more than just a phrase or statement that you recount or offer. It’s a vow, a pledge of words. Even more, a pact. This is often entered into by a […]

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And Let it Be

“If you realize that all things change, there is nothing you will try to hold on to. If you are not afraid of dying, there is nothing you cannot achieve.” ― Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching One thing I’ve learned very recently, of all things that have come and gone in my experience, is that […]

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Bright and Free

“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh, Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life There exists a place in all of us where the world truly lives, where everything is bright and free. Within this hidden place of sanctuary, we find the keys […]

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Love at First Mention

“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” ― Dr. Seuss For me, the summer is always busy. Many things happen. My daughter comes and visits for a long while. Days are spent with laughter and nights are spent relaxing. I used to think that […]

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It All Matters

“There’s a mess inside you: You clean the outside.” ― Anonymous, The Dhammapada Tragedy and loss; two words to describe the events of recent days. As everyone expresses how disheartened, sad and broken they feel for those lives lost, communities mourn for their lost loved ones, and look to the heavens for a reason why […]

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Dream Ghosts

“There’s nothing that makes you so aware of the improvisation of human existence as a song unfinished. Or an old address book.” ~ Carson McCullers   All must know the frustration of leaving a part of life unfinished. Whether this be a dream once sought after, a work once started by the driving passion from […]

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