Autumnal Equinox #FridayPhilosophy

Autumnal Equinox #FridayPhilosophy "Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree." - Emily Bronte "I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers." - L.M. Montgomery "Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the … Continue reading Autumnal Equinox #FridayPhilosophy

Falling Leaves #FridayPhilosophy

“Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.” - Rumi

Open Mind #FridayPhilosophy

Open Mind #FridayPhilosophy “Fear grew in places unlit by knowledge.” - Roshani Chokshi “There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.” - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe “Books and ideas are the most effective weapons against intolerance and ignorance.” - Lyndon B. Johnson “We can disagree and still love each other unless your disagreement is … Continue reading Open Mind #FridayPhilosophy

Eternity #FridayPhilosophy

Eternity #FridayPhilosophy "Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads" - Henry David Thoreau "Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven." - Rabindranath Tagore “Earth's crammed with heaven...But only he who sees, takes off his shoes.” - Elizabeth Barrett Browning "In the end, these things matter most: … Continue reading Eternity #FridayPhilosophy

Danger *Triggers

Danger *Triggers Today's quotes tackle the topic of domestic violence against women. Although they are what I consider to be words of wisdom, the topic may be triggering for readers. “Each time a woman stands up for herself, she stands up for all women.” - Maya Angelou “We have an abundance of rape and violence … Continue reading Danger *Triggers

Burnt #FridayPhilosophy

Burnt #FridayPhilosophy It's summer in the desert. This photo shows you what it's like here, right now. Today the outside temperatures reached 118 degrees. Needless to say, we all try to hide indoors for the summer months. In keeping with the fact that it's beyond hot here, today's #FridayPhilosophy is all about feeling the heat. … Continue reading Burnt #FridayPhilosophy

Walking #FridayPhilosophy

“Walking is magic. Can't recommend it highly enough. I read that Plato and Aristotle did much of their brilliant thinking together while ambulating. The movement, the meditation, the health of the blood pumping, and the rhythm of footsteps... this is a primal way to connect with one's deeper self.” - Paula Cole

Elizabeth Acevedo #FridayPhilosophy

Quotes from poet Elizabeth Acevedo for a Friday morning

Hypocrisy #FridayPhilosophy

“Every veil secretly desires to be lifted, except the veil of Hypocrisy.” - Richard Garnett