History #FridayPhilosophy

“History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.” - Mark Twain I remember learning about Hitler and his annexation of neighboring countries at the start of World War II. I wondered why no other countries tried to stop him when he was doing that. It may be an oversimplification, but I find myself wondering that … Continue reading History #FridayPhilosophy

Friday Philosophy…Harbors

I think most of us seek a safe harbor or, as I like to call it, "home" during our lives. I thought it would be nice to share some quotes on harbors, and visualize the ocean a little bit on this Friday afternoon. "If a man knows not what harbor he seeks, any wind is … Continue reading Friday Philosophy…Harbors

Friday Philosophy…Kindness

Shaking off a mood with kindness. I hope these quotes bring you some warm fuzzies, wherever you may be. 🙂 "Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle." ~ Plato "Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see." ~ Mark Twain "Guard well within yourself that … Continue reading Friday Philosophy…Kindness

Later than Friday Philosophy…Truth

The truth is a harsh master sometimes. As people, we seem to filter our experiences to make them more acceptable to others. We don't want to be disliked, we don't want random people (or not so random people) going through daily life and wishing us ill. But, what is the cost? Speak your truth, even … Continue reading Later than Friday Philosophy…Truth

Friday Philosophy…Discombobulated

That's me today.  I am disconcerted and confused.  It's really unfortunate, because our morning was meant to be relaxing.  Instead, it has been a bit of a comedy of errors.  I regained my humor (finally) when I dropped the car keys while getting into the car in the garage and then couldn't find them for … Continue reading Friday Philosophy…Discombobulated

Philosophies for the Everyday…

There are moments we all must stop to stare into the face of our own fear. These are the moments when we have an opportunity to recognize the difference between fear on the instinctual level (which helps us survive) and fear that results from overthinking (I maintain the overthinking fear is a killer). It's a … Continue reading Philosophies for the Everyday…