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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The Middle Finger of Gratitude

“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorns have roses.” ― Alphonse Karr, A Tour Round My Garden Often we hear about the attitude of gratitude, this innate power that rests within us all; for us to access at any moment. It has become the idiom for many best-selling books, the […]

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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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Your Internal Motivator

“A man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears.” ~Michel de Montaigne It’s been established that most human beings are completely disengaged with now, with this constant presence of life that flows through and around us all, within this primordial moment of all that is. But our internal motivator demands attention. With […]

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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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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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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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