It is difficult to expel ignorance if you sustain arrogance. ~Sam Wilson If we don’t know what we don’t know, how do we know what we think we know has not been invalidated by what we don’t know? Or, is the reality we perceive already obsoleted by facts existing outside our awareness? Believing Earth is […]
I have lost my smile but do not worry the dandelion has it. ~Thich Nhat Hanh There have been seasons when I lost my smile, when my heart permanently frowned, agony draining joy, leaching life from my soul. Those were bleak periods. Was the dandelion hold my smile?
“Change is hard at first. Messy in the middle and gorgeous at the end.” ~Robin Sharma One year complete at my new job. Never imagined I would be so happy at my job based on the last two years there were the Siemens fiasco. I went from purgatory to heaven and was paid six months […]
The war is over for me now, but it will always be there, the rest of my days. As I’m sure Elias will be, fighting with Barnes for what Rhah calls “possession of my soul.” There are times since, I’ve felt like a child, born of those two fathers. ~Chris Taylor, Platoon I was born of two fathers. […]
“The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.” ~Robertson Davies Two people with the sun at their backs standing shoulder to shoulder on a busy street, observe a man walking toward them. The man is olive skinned, bearded, wearing a turban speaking to himself in a language neither understands. One observer sees […]
Life! What a cruel bastard ye can be! Bitch! Did ye conspire with the fates to take my old friend? Or with the devil to plant seeds of destruction in his suffering soul? Questions that can be answered neither by Scientists nor Philosophers. Neither by clergy nor the layman. For none can see into another’s […]
The purpose of thinking is to be effective, not right. ~Edward De Bono People seem to be more concerned with being right, with winning than they are with learning, especially when the learning may challenge their world view. Thus Democrats and Republicans, liberals and conservatives, polytheists and monotheists become entrenched in a view of reality […]