Mythos & Marginalia

life notes; flaws and all

j.g. lewis

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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 . . .

these days

tomorrow is another chance

but what about today?

11/29/2022                                                                                                               j.g.l.

Mondays are just young Fridays

Morning fog limits perspective.
As much surprise as wonder,
as isolating as illuminating,
we naturally want to see further.
Your vantage point stays the same.
Captivated throughout the day,
you may well stand where you are,
only the focal point broadens.Daylight eventually finds its way,
you can easily see the difference.
Darkness will come, it always does,
the view will be different tomorrow.
11/28/2022                                                                                                                                                                                        j.g.l.

be content

hold the image
speak the silence
feel the clarity

11/27/2022                                                                                                                 j.g.l.

I'm like a pencil;
sometimes sharp,
most days
other times
dull or
Still I write.

j.g. lewis
is a writer/photographer in Toronto.

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Mondays are just young Fridays

Posted on November 23, 2015 by j.g.lewis Leave a comment


I think today will be a good day,
I think it will.
I wake with a purpose, and the
fortified intention to step ahead,
to keep moving forward,
wherever this path will take me.
It’s a fully conscious decision,
my mind made up, to do
what I need to do,
because I can.
The power of the mind is
an amazing thing.
By directing your thoughts
you can shape what you think
and how you see and feel,
so you can, and will, do what is
meant to be done.
Your attitude, on any given day,
impacts the circumference
of your being.
Attitude is all up to you.
Sometimes you have to look
past the troubles and trials
you think may be
holding you back.
You have to
clear your mind of images and
events causing unrest, globally
or personally.
You have to, first,
think of yourself and
find the frame of mind that
will allow you to accomplish,
or continue, what you
set out to do.
There are places you can go,
and things you should be seeing,
yet the most important thing,
for your self, is just being.


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