Success is as dangerous as failure. Hope is as hollow as fear. But but… I hear you saying in protest to these lines, the ideas of success and hope so ingrained into our collective psyches. Just hear me out, it’ll make more sense shortly! We’re starting to get into variations on themes here in these … More ToV 13 – Hope as a Delusion
“Oh, this has been one of my better Decembers …and that included chopping off part of my finger.” was my summation of the holiday season to a friend of mine last night. Kinda sums up what I think about Christmases in general. I boycotted the whole thing this year; vastly improved my quality of life.
So, my first attempt to do sitting meditation since I said it was such a good idea to get back to it on Day 56 didn’t go well. In part because the mosquitos attacking the only exposed skin of my face as I sat outside in the dusk wrapped in a blanket were detracting from … More Day 58 – she lost her focus
Somebody was telling me about one of Mark Hopkins’ We Should Know Each Other events in his livingroom. He got the conversation started with the question: what scares you? Good one! I’m all for getting people beyond the shallow small talk, and this question is a hum-dinger way to do that. It also got me … More Day 28 – thoughts on men
This post has a theme song, so go ahead, click on the link and play it in the background while you read. I’ll wait… John Mayer – Gravity