I was sitting at my desk this morning, and as I moved my cup of coffee from one side of the desk to place it on my warmer, a drop of it sloshed out and landed on my blotter. I am not sure why, but for several moments I was fascinated by the drop. I … Read more The Universe in a drop of coffee
I am sure I have at least one other piece I have written along these lines, but I thought I would put one more up. Mostly because talking about this kind of thing allows me a certain level of catharsis that I do not normally have. It is easy to let go of things. I … Read more Moving on and letting go
Why does it seem that we seem prone to look for what we know we can never have or that which has no chance of being ours? This is more than a rhetorical question, but something that I have been thinking about for some time, especially the last year or so. Which may also be … Read more Chasing that which we cannot have…
One of the hardest things for me to deal with in life is that so much in life is transitory. It like often misunderstood or misinterpreted First Nobel Truth says, “Life is Suffering.” Some people read this and assume that it means that we are supposed to feel pain, sorrow and suffering in order to … Read more Holding on to the happiness
As I approach the big “Five-Oh”, I find that I am more reticent to talk to others about my experiences and the things I have learned along this path that is life. Thankfully, some of the people that I have around me that are younger than I either appear to be somewhat interested in what … Read more Aging and looking back
How do you deal with hatred? I have an issue in my life where, for the past few months my hatred for what a person has done to me has consumed me. I cannot say that I hate the person, I am certain that in their mind their actions were, in some juvenile way, appropriate. … Read more Dealing with hatred…
Why do we hang onto things emotionally? It would be nice to say that I am the only one that does this, so think that somehow I am the strange one and am the exception, not the rule. But I know I am not. There is so much baggage that we carry with us through … Read more Letting go…
Et tu, Brute? This Article was originally published and then retracted for personal reasons. I have decided to republish it with the original timestamp. There is nothing more painful that betrayal, especially when it is by a person that you have accepted as a close friend. But this is something that recently happened to me. … Read more Betrayal
Love is a strange thing. It is wondrous, joyful and one of the most beautiful feelings you can have. It can motivate you, drive you to levels you may not be able to acheive on your own and it can push a person to live a better life than the would have otherwise. But … Read more Why do we fall in love?
These have to be the worst words and the worst phrase that one can use against another. I have been called names before, several times, and not always in jest. But none of them hurt like when a person tells you that they hate you. Likewise, I can think of no worse thing to say … Read more I Hate You!!!