At any time, when I am gifted with a moment of genuine infirmity, of questioning my continued existence as a human being in this flesh, I know this one thing, love is all the meaning that matters in this life. - Teri Skultety "A woman who we truly love is a religion." - Emile… Continue reading Love Is All
Here we are, can you believe it, going into September. Where does the time go? I'm still reading Carl Sandburg's big book of Abraham Lincoln. I've no words adequate to do it justice. There is no doubt that the United States would not still exist, our Constitution would not have been preserved, were it not… Continue reading When Half-Gods Go
I am continuing my reading of "Abraham Lincoln: The Prarie Years, The War Years" by Carl Sandburg. I've decided to share some of the content of this amazing book as I go along, as well as some of my learning from it. It is an incredible book, one of the best books I've ever read… Continue reading What They Didn’t Teach Us in School, Carl Sandburg, Abraham Lincoln, and the History of the United States
It is the end of the Summer. I've been doing end of the Summer stuff. I don't feel like talking about writing but, I will say that I noticed, as I was working on something, that I was essentially writing the same story over and over again. I noticed this after watching an episode of… Continue reading End of the Summer Stuff
Civility becomes fragile when a society forgets the consequences of the alternative. Civility, is an agreement. Edit: It could even be said that civility is an agreement with one's self.
The rain has been seemingly incessant. It was ingrained in me throughout my youth not to be a "complainer." However, seeing as how I am now firmly into my middle age, I am, on occasion, given to indulging myself in a bit of complaining and I will tell you, I think I've had it with… Continue reading Inclement Weather, and Quotes from Saint Joan
A bit of wisdom gleaned from today's reading, though certainly it has been said before, paraphrased: If you want golden eggs, don't kill the golden goose.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kijpcUv-b8M The other day someone shared this great quote from Freddie Mercury that really spoke to me. I've found several versions of the quote. What that means is that what he meant when he wrote whatever it was, and what the listener/reader gets out of it or interprets it as, may… Continue reading Mr. Mercury
This quote works on so many levels. Human beings are perfectly imperfect. If you're still making changes, that means you're still learning new things.
"The trouble with most people is, they think they have some right to you." ~ Teri Skultety
"We are born at a given moment, in a given place, and like vintage years of wine, we have the qualities of the year and the Season, in which we are born." ~ Carl Jung
imaginationis more importantthan knowledge.logic will take you from A to Bimagination will take youeverywhere.if at first an idea isn't absurdthere is no hope for it.where there is lovethere is no imposition.a person who never made any mistakesnever tried anything new.great spirits have always encounteredviolent opposition from mediocre minds.the most beautiful thing we can experienceis the… Continue reading Imagination.