Getting Stopped

Getting Stopped

“Stop. Please, just stop.” David Carse, “Perfect, Brilliant, Stillness. The next lines which followed the above quote were: “Stop talking, stop objecting. Just for a momentlet quietness happen.Notice how you cannot do that, you cannot bring that about. Notice how...
Shadow Times

Shadow Times

Today I saw an article in my news feed which reported that in the United States about 140,000 kids have lost a parent or “parenting” relative to Covid-19. The quoted psychologist said that this would affect them until “at least until age 18.” As a former Bereavement...
La Familia

La Familia

The other night I went to my friends, Abby and Frankie’s, for dinner. Abby and Frankie have been together since the moment they met as Freshman at the University of Florida. Abby’s family was originally from Manhattan and Jewish, and Frankie’s family were Cuban,...
Happiness And The Cycle Of Pleasure & Desire

Happiness And The Cycle Of Pleasure & Desire

Lately life has been exceptionally expanded and happy. And for the first time in my nearly 60 years on this planet, I’m not collapsing into it,  I’m just enjoying it. Man, that took me a long time to figure out. In the last couple of years, I came to realize that...
Essentialism

Essentialism

For the first time in months I found myself struggling to write my Musing. I even had a strong inspiration, a phenomenal book called “Essentialism” by Geoff McKeown. So, as I waited to connect to my muse, my “golden thread,” it finally dawned on me. I don’t need to...