Compliments of Balance

“You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche Consider your favorite song. What is it that you like about it? Is it the melody? Maybe it’s the baseline, or the chorus. Perhaps it’s the simplicity of simple chords and vocals. No matter what it is, your favorite music […]

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The Lake House

“The world is little, people are little, human life is little. There is only one big thing — desire.” ― Willa Cather, The Song of the Lark You have a special place in your mind. We all do. Deep within the wellspring of mind, under the faint footprint of consciousness exists a space where thought is formed. […]

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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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To Choose, or Not to Choose…

“There is always something to lose. But maybe more to gain.” ― John Christopher, Beyond the Burning Lands Decisions, decisions, decisions… Decision dwells deep. It rests in a place within the heart and mind, and once entered, opens up to all cosmic possibilities, outcomes, quantum mechanics… the butterfly effect. It can make a man crazy […]

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Legends in the Well

“Of all the words of mice and men, the saddest are, “It might have been.” ― Kurt Vonnegut A subtle peace exists within us. It is like a well. Deep and often dark, this well houses much of our inner longing. It is here in this space of stillness where one can find light amid […]

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Balloons

“I suppose real old age begins when one looks backward rather than forward.” ~ Mary Sarton It is said that in the beginning, man was one with eternity. All aspects of life were contained in one being, the feminine yin and the masculine yang, both perfected, knowing all, witnessing creation as a watcher of infinity. […]

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Good Company

“That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings are universal longings, that you’re not lonely and isolated from anyone. You belong.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald Such gifts we all have… All of us are bestowed such wonderful tools, complements of life. Some of us know without a doubt what […]

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Rinse & Repeat

“Monotony has nothing to do with a place; monotony, either in its sensation or its infliction, is simply the quality of a person. There are no dreary sights; there are only dreary sight seers.” ― G.K. Chesterton, Alarms and Discursions We all have our vibrant days, days where time seems to be non-existent and everything […]

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The Breeze

“The more you engage and connect, the more engagements and connections you will have.” ― Loren Weisman Every day we’re able to wake and take a breath is a gift beyond measure. For with each day, the breeze we feel upon our face is a renewed breath of life given to us without cost. But […]

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