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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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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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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Follow Your What??

“I went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman, ‘Where’s the self-help section?’ She said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose.” ― George Carlin Anyone who has followed my blog knows that I speak regularly of following your passion. It is something that I believe calls to us softly at times, loudly […]

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In Pursuit

“As long as you are pursuing happiness, you do not have it.” ― Khang Kijarro Nguyen In time we learn our true strengths. Though this doesn’t happen overnight, nor can strength just occur without struggle or experience, it surfaces most often when we are on the precipice of despair, in a moment of anguish; our […]

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Bottles

“Anyone who has a continuous smile on his face conceals a toughness that is almost frightening.” ― Greta Garbo We all have them, our bottles. These vessels that we store and stow away from ourselves serve a purpose. But this purpose is usually a dark one, or one we wish to throw away but simply […]

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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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