…Foolish and shameful is he who submits to bondage with ease, as long as strenuous liberty remains an option. It is much easier to preserve something already gained than it is to regain something that was lost due to ignorance, neglect or disuse.
Monthly Archives: January 2011
Life in the Bible Belt provides interesting opportunities for reflection at virtually every turn. The creative, witty and sometimes funny church signs with their enchanting messages call like the Sirens to prospective parishioners and passersby. One of the signs I … Continue reading
I heard Pink Floyd’s song, Comfortably Numb, yesterday, which apparently is an autobiographical tale of Roger Water’s childhood experience with a high fever that made him delirious, giving him the sensation of being dissociated from his body. He had the … Continue reading
“The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.” ~ Marcus Aelius Aurelius The quality of your thoughts is the … Continue reading
La Vita Nuova by Dante Alighieri In that book which is My memory . . . On the first page That is the chapter when I first met you Appear the words . . . Here begins a new life … Continue reading
“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” ~ Dr. Seuss As a follow-up to yesterday’s post, Release your inner Bitter Betty, I’d like to share my thoughts on another key to living an uncommon life. How you handle … Continue reading