Meditations Session Ten: Trusting Life and Going Into Fulfilment Through the Care of Mind, Body, and Soul for Happiness and Love

Preface This week was trying on account of two factors. Firstly, I turned thirty-one. And, for me, birthdays always cause me to step back and evaluate my life in a very objective, measured way, which is something I typically don’t do in my day-to-day life; however, when you reach a milestone, such as a birthday, youContinue reading “Meditations Session Ten: Trusting Life and Going Into Fulfilment Through the Care of Mind, Body, and Soul for Happiness and Love”

Ending Courtship With Society: A Letter From a Budding Misanthrope

“It’s not a sign of good health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.” – Jiddu Krishnamurti “Betrayed and wronged in everything, I’ll flee this bitter world where vice is king, And seek some spot unpeopled and apart Where I’ll be free to have an honest heart.” ― Molière, The Misanthrope The BuddingContinue reading “Ending Courtship With Society: A Letter From a Budding Misanthrope”

Notes Before 31

I begin my thirty-first trip around the sun in seven days. Trip being the key word. Life is indeed – if you open to it – it’s a great trip. Fantastic, magical. Never thought I would grow into something different than I was at twenty-two. I was so naive back then. But that’s how naiveteContinue reading “Notes Before 31”

To Thine Own Self

I recently heard a well intentioned, albeit misattributed quote in a film, about how families always rising and falling in America.  Perhaps this was more true in the days of Natahanial Hawthorne, who wrote in The House of Seven Gables of the Maule family as: “…generally poverty-stricken; always plebeian and obscure; working with unsuccessful diligenceContinue reading “To Thine Own Self”