Mythos & Marginalia

life notes; flaws and all

j.g. lewis

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Mondays are not young Fridays

Where you are is not where you will always be, physically, spiritually, emotionally and fundamentally.
Even your location will change, even if you stay in the same place (few of us do). Forward is not always a destination or direction, but rather a state of being.
Where will you go today?

02/06/2023                                                                          j.g.l.

future progress

It is often history that clouds our judgment, and even prevents us from seeing the true and right path we must take going forward.

   The steps we have already made, even those unplanned, play a meaningful role in the direction we have chosen. But, they do not always have to chart the course of future progress.

   Progress, yes, it is what we must do, even unknowingly.

 

02/05/2023                                                                                  j.g.l.

 

 

Important

The coldest morning of the winter
reminds you what is truly important:
– a warm parka
– garbage mitts
– a positive attitude
– good coffee

Spring is coming.
So is the weekend.

02/03/2023                                                                                      j.g.l.

I'm like a pencil;
sometimes sharp,
most days
well-rounded,
other times
dull or
occasionally
broken.
Still I write.

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

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Mondays are just young Fridays

Posted on February 29, 2016 by j.g.lewis Leave a comment

confusion

Life changes, we change.
The years, the places,
the choices, and faces;
it can feel at times
like you are being held back,
feeling rushed, uncertain,
or a little off track.
Confusion is as common
as it is uncertain,
for change can happen
in the blink of an eye. Or
it can be slow to arrive,
and uncomfortably shy.
Through periods of adversity,
or moments of jubilation,
change is certain. It does
what it does. Very little
remains the same, or as it was.
A genuine mix of old and
of new, yet at the core of it all
is the original you.
Whether your options are many
or a very scant few,
find time for repose
and think
it all through.
Make the best choices,
the best changes, for you.
                                                                j.g.l.

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