In full consciousness, I do my utmost to remember to stay still and keep to myself quietly when an extreme emotion engulfs me, especially when that emotion falls under the lower part of the happiness bar. I am learning to postpone making any major decision when the current level of my joy is significantly above…… Continue reading Deliberate living: outside of an average day
“Come,” the faceless voice whispers to me. “Keep walking. Come here. Come in here.” I see an open door. I squint. Do I think I could see inside if I do? I only see darkness past the doorway, but I don’t have to see with my eyes what the room holds. I have been there.…… Continue reading Voice in my head
I long for an equal playing field where determining factors exclude family or relations, color or creed, gender or sexuality, age, or even length of legs, type of hair, size of waistline, and the like, and where we are all treated the same, unless the job calls for thin, long legs that carry a bony…… Continue reading My heart’s desires
As much as there are “in-your-face” evil people inhabiting mother earth, people who make me question humanity’s further existence, I can’t help but notice the admirable spirit of some human beings, the spirit that makes me reconsider my almost-lost hope on mankind. It is the spirit that flashes a smile despite the pain in her…… Continue reading The human spirit
This, too, shall pass.
Often we ask people we meet how they are. We are also asked how we are. Sometimes we say we hope they are well and we say the same. Do we really want to know how they are? Do we wait for the answer or do we walk on assuming the answer is a simple…… Continue reading How are you?
Here’s a short one (although not the only one) from me today because I have allowed a couple of current issues in (1) my ordinary life, and (2) in my world to get to my nerves. My body talk practitioner said it is important to express frustration and/or anger. And then let go… Have a…… Continue reading Attitude