This is Thelonious “Sphere” Monk, he has been gone from this world since 1982.
What one sentence could change the world for the better IF it was embraced and written indelibly on the hearts and minds of EVERY living human being?
I think it is fair to say that almost all of us are searching for situations, for ways, or for people that make us feel good and fully alive.
And, many times, in trying desperately to find that which we believe will save us and make us feel, we unwittingly or selfishly hurt, even devastate, others.
My heart is hopeless
Wonders why, when, how, where
But flooded to the brim and overflowing…
If you are in the throes of ecstatic love or one who still dreams, then today is for you:
Happy Valentine’s Day!
Ask yourself: Will it be bookeeping or love?
And while money seemed to be the focus during my early pursuit, it became my furthest concern over the past several years. Interestingly, success has a way of prioritizing what drives us. ~ Dale Partridge
No disrespect, but…
And if you want to know how I really feel about this man and his Presidency, then check out this post: The Obama Years: It Was Camelot!
We live in a world that thinks that living and surviving above all else is ALL that matters.
FACT: A democracy is a system of government by the majority of the population, the people.
Since Hilary Clinton did in fact win by the popular vote, but she is not our President-Elect, there can be no doubt that we who are citizens of these United States are not members of a democracy!
This is exactly how politics works:
As 2017 dawns, I wish us all…
Platitudes are loathsome!
For example, here’s one: “Good things come to those who wait.”
Question: So what did you get Jesus for Christmas?
Another post you might enjoy: Happy Easter 2015
Officially, the United States government has three levels of elections:
Unofficially, as citizens of this country, there is a fourth significant and far-reaching election level that you and I engage in as a natural result of living our everyday in a capitalistic and commercial society.
This is the heart of Camelot, not these stones, not these timbers, these palaces and towers. Burn them all and Camelot lives on, because it lives in us. Camelot is a belief that we hold in our hearts. ~ FIRST KNIGHT (1995)
If you are a warrior with heart and soul, America–and the entire world–desperately needs us now more than ever!
Sybilla: What becomes of us?
Balin: The world will decide. The world always decides.
~ Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
As my post yesterday stated, I had planned to share a special edition post today.
But I think that yesterday’s post and my latest words –a love letter– deserve to have a wee bit of distance between them; so, please, stay tuned until next Monday, November 21, 2016.
Until then, I wish… I hope…
In her 1969 book Death and Dying, Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, the Swiss American psychiatrist and pioneer in near-death studies, first introduced the idea of the five stages of grief:
Either we vote for the first female president or we vote for the last president. ~ Unknown Wise Woman
This election season has been a bleak commentary on just how far removed too many among us are from social, racial, gender, and humanitarian enlightenment!
For me, General Election 2016 has absolutely nothing to do with the important issues.
It is no measure of health to be well-adjusted to a profoundly sick society. ~ Jiddu Krisnamurti
Infection: Social lunacy; sadly, mankind has a rather long history of social insanity.
Patient zero: Unknown, possibly Cain