Category Archives: Attitude

The Everpresent Unknown/the Void

The Unknown, the Void, is ever present.  I listen.  All is quiet as this new day dawns.  What this day brings, I do not know. I do know that Spring is coming, for the little fig tree I bring in … Continue reading

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What is This Life?!?

What is this life? Having fallen asleep in my chair, I wake up at 2 a.m. and go to my bed.  After an hour of not being able to sleep, I get up and make coffee and toast leftover biscuits.  … Continue reading

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Reading Between the Lines

Learning to read “between the lines” apparently takes a lifetime, although we all do this from early on; it takes a while to consciously do so.  It also takes some gumption to decide to believe what you see there, because … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Life and Death

The mystery of life and death, being in the present moment, seems, at times, so profound. I am writing, high from a couple of cups of red wine, using the energy from the battery bank a friend set up for … Continue reading

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A Blank Page

This morning I face a blank page.  Being alone, having morning coffee, listening to the birds chirping out in the forest, I come to write, to somehow appease this deep sense that I am forever alone.  Why do I feel … Continue reading

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That I May Live

Soften my heart, Source of my Being, so that I may live.  Help me to lose this tendency I have toward anger, first off.  When the memories of being bullied, treated badly, abused are fresh, still, in my cells, it … Continue reading

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Deactivation

Today we say “Happy Memorial Day!  Thank you for dying!”  I mean, really?  Is this a celebratory occasion worthy of my participation?  Do I really wish to celebrate another person’s deactivation in life? It was supposed to rain yesterday.  I … Continue reading

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Waiting

I am waiting for the cake to bake.  It is an “apple dapple” cake, full of sugar, fruit, and nuts.  This morning was wonderfully cool when I opened the front door for my dog.  The rose and azalea I transplanted … Continue reading

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Nobody Ever Really Knows

Nobody ever really knows what is going on with another fellow human.  One can appear to have it all, to be incredibly gifted, have a wonderful life, have great kids, be living one’s passion.  And yet, one may be suffering … Continue reading

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Love, Affection, or Attention

Recently a friend posted something on Face Book that someone said: “Never chase love, affection, or attention.  If it isn’t given freely by another person it isn’t worth having.”  The affirmation that followed this was: “I value myself and only … Continue reading

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