Midsummer’s Eve

Connect to the Universe and make yourself at home.

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, […]

In the Midst of Chaos

I feel that art has something to do with the achievement of stillness in the midst of chaos. A stillness that characterizes prayer, too, and the eye of the storm. I think that art has something to do with an arrest of attention in the midst of distraction. – Saul Bellow By stilling the mind, […]

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 […]

Cheerfulness Appears from Within

Cheerfulness, it would appear, is a matter which depends fully as much on the state of things within, as on the state of things without and around us. – Charlotte Brontë There is a terrible sickness spreading around the world. A grim shadow has fallen across many societies. Negative energy has gripped many hearts. Pessimistic […]

Making a Better Future

Optimism is a strategy for making a better future. Because unless you believe that the future can be better, you are unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it so. – Noam Chomsky This is no time for pessimism, hatred and fatalism. Globally, societies are being disrupted and lives are being threatened. Humanity […]