In Memorium

Memorial Day and remembering those who have died from Covid-19.

The Heart’s Memory

…The heart’s memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good, and that thanks to this artifice we manage to endure the burden of the past. – Gabriel García Márquez Nostalgia is a two-edged sword. It allows us to return to former times in our lives, but those happier-than-now memories can sharpen the pain of these […]

Truth of Imagination

I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the Heart’s affections and the truth of the Imagination. – John Keats As Keats wrote of the holiness of the heart’s affections… the heart-mind brings passion to life – incarnating the soul within the body. The heart beats on-and-on from the first breath to the last, […]

Keep Hope Alive

Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed. – C.K.Chesterton This morning a dove appeared outside our window. Doves have been seen as a symbol of peace and hope for thousands of years. Our attention was called to the […]

Feel Our Humanity

Fear makes us feel our humanity. – Benjamin Disraeli (A Prose Poem of Hope) A grim, gray fear fills the sky. Trembling uneasiness shivers in cold shadows. But shuddered windows and bolted doors offer little comfort. So many are greeted by dim wraiths in the mirror and shadows lurking down darkened halls,. Precious sweet dreams […]

Some websites to help you relax staying home during Pandemic

I am going to post good things to enjoy online while the coronavirus pandemic continues. Enjoy the links below and stay home as much as possible. Google Arts and Culture https://artsandculture.google.com/ Shedd Aquarium Penguins Roaming around because of coronavirus Buzzfeed: 20 Small Acts of Kindness https://www.buzzfeed.com/farrahpenn/photos-coronavirus-quarantine-restore-faith-in-humanity Max Brooks and his dad Mel Brooks: “Don’t be […]

The Unknown

One is never afraid of the unknown; one is afraid of the known coming to an end. – Krishnamurti Currently we all face an uncertain future for ourselves and our loved ones, for our friends, coworkers and strangers alike. We all are in this together. A cloud of unknowns has descended upon us. There are […]