It is hard to know
what to say, or
how to say it,
so often we
Silence stops the
but it does not
stop the thoughts.
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A thought du jour, my daily breath includes collected and conceived observations, questions of life, fortune cookie philosophies, reminders, messages of peace and simplicity, unsolicited advice, inspirations, quotes and words that got me thinking. They may get you thinking too . . .
A sign I’ve been glancing at, daily, since I noticed it a week back at a regular coffee stop where I try to begin my day with a dark roast cup of bravery.
I try to take the time, every morning, to scribble out my current considerations, deliberations, and contemplations on images and memories that have come to me in my dreams and in reality.
If your first meal of the day is the most important, shouldn’t your first thoughts be as well?
Take time to write them down. It’s important. What you are thinking affects how you continue to navigate your self through the coming hours or weeks.
“The bravest thing you can be is yourself.”
How much courage is required to make it through the remainder of the day? Is a single cup of coffee enough to provide the fortitude required to step further into the day?
It’s a good start.
I'm like a pencil;
Still I write.
is a writer/photographer in Toronto.
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We, generally, question ourselves daily, but more specifically on days like today or the one before, or a few weeks before that.
The resounding questions of why are overwhelming and obvious.
Sadly the solution is not.
It seems so insane to say we have ot have greater faith in humankind when the tragedies we see and feel are neither kinda nor humane.
But what else have we got if we don’t have faith?
It becomes harder and harder to have faith in the self, in the system, in spirituality or religion, but we must.
Now is the time to be strong; questioning our faith will only make us weaker.