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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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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Dust

“Pulvis et umbra sumus.” ~We are but dust and shadow~ ― Horace, The Odes of Horace It’s as if she’s still here. But, she’s gone. Life.. Life is fleeting, along with everything in it. All that we cherish. All that we love. All that we hate, and all that we may take too serious, or […]

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What do you REALLY Want?

“As soon as you stop wanting something, you get it.” ― Andy Warhol Why do things feel right, when ultimately—in our heart—we know they’re completely wrong? Many a sentient being come across this very question. It’s one which rips at the mind and wrenches our world, as confusion and self-doubt become a gestalt by which […]

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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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