Practice Your Craft.

Know yourself and do what makes you happy everyday; Practice the art you love and the practice will bring you happiness. Turn your art into a craft and you will find life simple, enjoyable and comfortable, Search always for ways to improve your craft and miss everyday trouble and crises that keep many awake atContinue reading “Practice Your Craft.”

William Blake – Songs of Innocence (Introduction).

Piping down the valleys wild Piping songs of pleasant glee On a cloud I saw a child. And he laughing said to me.  Pipe a song about a Lamb; So I piped with merry chear, Piper pipe that song again— So I piped, he wept to hear. Drop thy pipe thy happy pipe Sing thy songs of happy chear, So I sung theContinue reading “William Blake – Songs of Innocence (Introduction).”

“There’s Much To Be Said For Challenging Fate…” – Diana Trilling.

“There’s much to be said for challenging fate instead of ducking behind it.” – Diana Trilling. “Challenge and adversity, Roy T. Bennett said, “are meant to help you know who you are. Storms hit your weakness, but unlock your true strength. Challenges are what fate throws everyone’s way.Those who want to unlock their true strengthContinue reading ““There’s Much To Be Said For Challenging Fate…” – Diana Trilling.”

George Eliot- It Is Never Too Late To Be What You Might Have Been.

You really worked hard for it, but you didn’t get it, you gave it your all, you cried and toiled, but it wasn’t meant to be, well, yesterday is gone, today is born, and with it, opportunities have dawned, what you really need to be what you should have been, are a determined spirit, beliefContinue reading “George Eliot- It Is Never Too Late To Be What You Might Have Been.”

When You Were Solomon

Every morning, Solomon leaves his bedHe takes his breakfast then he owns the day He lets his imagination lead himThrough the fields, mountains and the street; There’s no end to what he tries,He seeks wings to join the birds in the sky; “Oh, let me send my kite!”“Tell them to give me a share ofContinue reading “When You Were Solomon”

Why Is Joy Important In Life?

Build joy into your journey, the storm passes swiftly Over a heart that joy lives in; is trouble the sickness, joy is the healing, don’t join the multitude who are waiting and working for joy that is everywhere. Real joy is not in a distant goal, joy is the fire that keeps our intelligence aglow,Continue reading “Why Is Joy Important In Life?”

Nic Askew – We are fragile. You and me.

I saw the poem below in my inbox today. It was from Tim Ferriss. Are we really fragile? Let me know your thoughts. It’s by Nic Askew; We are fragile. You and me. Though we act strong, our lives are held together with thoughts of where we might be tomorrow. And of disappointed yesterdays. AtContinue reading “Nic Askew – We are fragile. You and me.”