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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The Heart of Temperance

“With Truth, Reason, and Morality off the board, we then capture their last Rook —that prissy little virtue, Temperance— for she depends on those other three for her beauty and was thus left wholly undefended.” ― Geoffrey Wood All of us indulge at times. We eat, we drink, and we be merry. Sometimes we do […]

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A Creative Life

“In a time of destruction, create something.” ― Maxine Hong Kingston Creation… The word itself is more much than just a combination of random letters. It evokes a spark of the human spirit. It is the hot ember of the fire that we all carry with us. From creation we are all born, and it […]

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A Reason for the Season

“If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.” [Meditations Divine and Moral]” ― Anne Bradstreet, The Works of Anne Bradstreet Everything is in constant flux, always changing. As we move through the cosmos oblivious to the speed […]

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The Joy of Change

“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” —John F. Kennedy Sometimes we all have a little hope shine down on us, and this usually comes in such a simple form. It can be delivered upon a breeze, or in taking […]

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