Falling Leaves #FridayPhilosophy

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

Rumi #FridayPhilosophy

Photo by Neale LaSalle on Pexels.com "Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion." ~ Rumi

Rumi #FridayPhilosophy

"Everything that is made beautiful and fair and lovely is made for the eye of one who sees." ~ Rumi

Metaphysics ~ Friday Philosophy

I could say abstractions, I suppose. Tonight, I'll be sharing quotes that are more...indirect, I suppose. "The menu is not the meal." ~ Alan W. Watts "Metaphysics is a dark ocean without shores or lighthouse, strewn with many a philosophic wreck." ~ Immanuel Kant "We live in the mind." ~ Wallace Stevens "The Universe is … Continue reading Metaphysics ~ Friday Philosophy

Friday Philosophy ~ Mantras

I've been thinking about mantras lately. A mantra is a personal slogan. You can choose any mantra you like: invent your own, quote a famous one, however you want to do it. But, why? What's the point? Sometimes, it helps to have a positive focal phrase or reminder. It seems way too easy to remember … Continue reading Friday Philosophy ~ Mantras

Friday Philosophy…Scars

I was reading some blog and articles this week from Breast Cancer Survivors who are fed up with campaigns for "breast cancer awareness" that keep touting women not wearing any bras. I recall the "carry a coke with your breasts" thing that some claimed was for breast cancer awareness, but it seemed more like sexy … Continue reading Friday Philosophy…Scars

Friday Philosophy…Soothsayers

From memories of "Jackie Divine" to today's intuition, where are all the soothsayers?

Friday Philosophy…Grief

Grief sneaks up on me sometimes. I'll see something, read something, and this weight will settle onto me and I will fully feel its heaviness. After 39 years, it's pretty normal that I've lost people who mattered to me. I'm not sure that it gets "easier," as so many people say, but it does eventually … Continue reading Friday Philosophy…Grief

Friday Philosophy: Eastern Edition

Changing perspective with Eastern philosophers.

Friday Philosophy…Vernal Equinox

"Spring is when life is alive in everything." ~ Christina Rossetti "No matter how chaotic it is , wildflowers will still spring up in the middle of nowhere." ~ Sheryl Crow "From the end spring new beginnings." ~ Pliny the Elder "Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in … Continue reading Friday Philosophy…Vernal Equinox