Yours Is The Kingdom Of Heaven On Earth -But-

When you are tied to the chasing of pleasure,You are tied to the experience of pain.For what is pleasurable is fleeting,And that which leaves breaks our hearts. When that pleasure you seek resides withinWhat you seek without seems undoubtedly demeaning,For wherever you go, so shall it be,And you shall call it Joy,And you, shall enjoy!…

How To Survive A Pandemic and How Marcus Aurelius Can Help

Marcus Aurelius, the force that saw Rome through a plague, put some weight in this sentence when he said, “Bear in mind constantly that all of this has happened before, and will happen again—the same plot from beginning to end, the identical staging. Produce them in your mind, as you know them from experience or…

The Difference In Chasing ‘Different’

Similar things work differently in different circumstances, just as different things work differently in similar conditions. The difference is always in the difference, and my apologies for overusing a brilliant word such as different! For who and what has never aspired to be it? The exceptional? We look for ‘the one’ and seek to be…

Remain Alert, Awake and Aware

Start. Just start. Don’t wait for motivation to give you a kiss. We are winning in life. We are trusting our gut. And we are going for it anyway. All of it. The door, the building, and the sky above it. You are not and cannot be separated from your thoughts. You cannot have continuous…