The Execution of Judgement and Critical Analytical Thinking

Abandon all hope you who enter here. – Dante Dante said this of a man who was about to venture into the underworld, to take a journey under the shadow of death, guided by the dispossessed. It is a good story, and it is a warning for those on the threshold of life as well, […]

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Tension, Adversity and Courage

The experience of life is a play between tensions, between the demands on our time and attention that comes to us in greater and lesser degrees. Throughout our days and weeks, our months and years. The tensions we experience are like the strings of a guitar or a piano, or the skin of a drum, […]

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Patience is a virtue, a strength…you have heard it said. Indeed it is, and while virtue connotes a masculine strength, from the Latin: vir, meaning: man, women are the paramount exemplars of this trait. Of all the qualities that a human may possess, of all the ways in which a person may engage the world, […]

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New Year’s Day 2018

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.   Today is a day of beginnings.   A small miscalculation at the outset, a subtle deviation from the plan, will cause you to miss your mark by a wide margin, cause you to never reach your end, or to end in a place […]

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Lux Aeterna

A ray of light Narrowly escapes A closing door Achieves expression   Warmth Hope Mystery   Illuminates space Enlightens an object Casts a shadow Creates a question Advertisements

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You overwhelm me I am caught, lost in your scent Sea foam and honey   Goddess, Aphrodite Venus, daughter of Titans I bow before you   Queen of Olympus Uncrowned, ruler of the heart I am your servant   Six billion prayers One in every kiss, love spills From your blushing lips   In the […]

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Life presents questions And I desire answers, give Me keys to the mysteries There is compulsion A relentless drive to see Truth, beauty, goodness Cloistered and alone Fists pounding in silent rage Alienation Echo is silent The forgotten muse retreats In the muffled dark In the womb of fear Scratching images of hope On the […]

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