Tag Archives: Life

Difficulty Is Just the Beginning

In this modern world, it’s not a question of what’s painless.  Nor is it of not having choices.  It’s about making the choice to be and make a chosen relationship work.  Maybe it’s always been that way? Difficulty Is Just … Continue reading

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Hope To Persevere

So much adversity in our daily lives and it’s blasted toward us in 4D stereo by newscasters and pontificators who have seemingly forgotten that we need to believe things are going to turn out alright if only we are strong … Continue reading

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Cut To the Quick

Life has its moments, doesn’t it? Some of the worse are when we get in a fight with someone we love dearly, right?  Wrote most of this last night.  Today, we quickly made up. Thinking that I wish I were … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: To Move Most Freely, It Is Best To Be Deeply Rooted

“To move freely you must be deeply rooted.” – Bella Lewitsky, dancer (13 Jan 1916-2004)      

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Daily Prompt – New

As old as life sometimes seems It truly is the stuff of dreams Despite moments taken aback It’s not imagination that we lack Still, despite all of our imagination Nothing quite touches fascination Like the new feeling of life born … Continue reading

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First Principles: Do Not Squander The Time of Your Life

“Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time; for that’s the stuff life is made of.” —Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanac, 1746      

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Daily Prompt – Exquisite

Sometimes in the quiet hours of late night When my sleep somehow isn’t going right That is when I take a moment to revisit All the memories of you that are so exquisite It only took a moment for me … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The First Duty of An Educator Is To Teach That Life Must Unfold Freely

“To stimulate life, leaving it free, however, to unfold itself, that is the first duty of the educator.” – Maria Montessori, educator (31 Aug 1870-1952)        

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Daily Prompt – Suffer

Life hides deep behind the buffer Of all that comes to make us suffer In that corner of welled tears In the numbered days of years That pass as we learn not to cry Or perhaps we’ve just run dry … Continue reading

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Playing Along

Play should not be underestimated as to it’s influence on the development of our children: Playing Along by Michael Romani To this quiet rebel’s mind No child should be left behind Each child should be encouraged to play And each … Continue reading

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