Mythos & Marginalia

life notes; flaws and all

j.g. lewis

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a daily breath...

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
well-rounded,
other times
dull or
occasionally
broken.
Still I write.

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

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Don’t Just Lay There

Posted on March 10, 2017 by j.g.lewis Leave a comment

As you settle between the sheets, you mindfully prepare yourself for the deepest sleep possible. At this time, your brain is still abuzz with the doings of the day. It’s only natural to do a quick check of what you have done, or what you have to do, but don’t let the day control your mind. It is important to try and clear your head and allow it to rest with your body.
   A habit for many of us, reading has become a relaxing way to unwind before sleep. Reading, by its very nature, can transport you to other places, fiction or not; it will take your mind off the reality surrounding you and move to a more restful plane.
  Do what you need to do before sleep, to let the mind rest.
                                                                                 j.g.l.

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