Failure #FridayPhilosophy

It's the topic and reality none of us want: failure. Of course, it's inevitable that we will all fail at something in our lives. Usually, that will happen many times. So, I thought I would share quotes about the sting we all feel when we don't achieve what we had hoped or planned. "There is … Continue reading Failure #FridayPhilosophy

St. Patrick’s Day #FridayPhilosophy

This weekend, we all become Irish for a day. 😊 In light of that, I thought I would share some quotes from and about the Irish. "A kind word never broke anyone's mouth." - Irish Proverb "Ambition can creep as well as soar." - Edmund Burke "There is no disagreement that can't be solved with … Continue reading St. Patrick’s Day #FridayPhilosophy

Friday Philosophy…Paganism

Before the world of organized religion began, as we know it anyway, we were all pagans of varying order. The Greeks, the Barbarians, the Persians - all followed polytheistic traditions, in which there were both Gods and Goddesses. As time passed, Judaism, Islam, and then Christianity advocated the singular figure of a masculine God, replacing … Continue reading Friday Philosophy…Paganism

Friday Philosophy…Pain

It seems a fitting topic, post-surgery. Pain is this strange and mind-altering experience. I think it is safe to say that, as a nation, we are in pain right now. When I was released from the hospital, all I heard was news about police shootings and then a sniper shooting at police. For the duration … Continue reading Friday Philosophy…Pain

Friday Philosophy on Failure

It's the big, bad boogeyman hiding under the bed for many of us. Failure. If I write that book/speak that truth/take the plunge (of any kind), what happens if I fail? The response to failure is something we all share, and yet it's something very isolating. It can feel as though no one on Earth … Continue reading Friday Philosophy on Failure

Friday Philosophy on Resilience…

I've been watching a lot of people going through major life shifts over the past few weeks. Many are dealing with loss, unexpected changes, and growing pains. All require coping skills, comfort, perspective. I thought I'd share some quotes on resilience today, along with love and light for everyone struggling. "If you aren't in over … Continue reading Friday Philosophy on Resilience…