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…Joseph Campbell

Instead of a theme, I thought I'd go with quotes from one thinker. "Find a place inside where there is joy, and the joy will burn out the pain." "Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls." "Your life is the fruit of your own doing. You have no … Continue reading Friday Philosophy…Joseph Campbell

Friday Philosophy…Sacred

Since it's a Sunday, I'm sure you've noticed I'm still living in a Friday. πŸ˜‰ I think our traditional definition of sacred, as a society, may be a teensy bit limited. In my opinion, there are miraculous and sacred moments and events and things everywhere, all day long. Hence, this blog post on the sacred. … Continue reading Friday Philosophy…Sacred

Mystics and Myths…

Since there was no post for Friday Philosophy this week, posting some thoughts tonight. πŸ™‚ "I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge - myth is more potent than history - dreams are more powerful than facts - hope always triumphs over experience - laughter is the cure for grief - love is stronger than … Continue reading Mystics and Myths…

Friday Philosophy…Bliss

Today was the day: my first book signing took place from 11 this morning until 5 this evening. I had an amazing group of people come through all day - both friends and loved ones, as well as perfect strangers. The community events manager and I are looking at when to schedule the next one! … Continue reading Friday Philosophy…Bliss

Friday Philosophy in a Turkey Coma…

Thanksgiving is my holiday. I love everything about it. Yesterday was no exception. Lara and the kids and my parents and I sat down for the turkey, ham, stuffing, turnip, mashed potato, and green bean feast. There was a lot of pie. My belly was so happy last night! We also decorated our Christmas tree. … Continue reading Friday Philosophy in a Turkey Coma…