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 . . .

the days ahead

Pack lightly. 

Carry with you only what is required.

Leave space for memories, or souvenirs, of the days ahead.

Enthusiasm permits you to turn a planned trip into a true adventure.

What you will see is nothing compared to what you will feel.

Don’t forget your camera.

05/24/2024                                                                                    j.g.l.

viewpoint

Vision obscured by common occurrence, perhaps appearing disparate today, yet  always hope for an alternate perspective.  Hardly a coincidence, isolation may  principally compound its influence or  allow you to seek a different viewpoint. Take notice, observation provides clarity.

05/21/2024                                                                                      j.g.l.

Mondays are just young Fridays

There.

 

Sit, quietly and comfortably, where you are.

 

Acknowledge the gradient nature of progress as it happens with the shades of past days inflecting a presence we don’t often respect.

 

Take your time.

 

Feel. Where you are.

 

At the intersection of faith and contentment you will gradually find your way.

 

Think about it.

 

Set your intentions.

 

Now rise, slowly and purposefully.

 

Look up, not only with your eyes but with your neck engaged in mindful movement.

 

Release the stiffness in your bones, allow energy to radiate from the spaces between.

 

Let the weight on your shoulders dissipate as you allow the arms to simply hang as if they are not even there.

 

Inhale. Exhale.

 

Each breath is as important as the next.

 

Breathe.

 

Exercise thankfulness, first and foremost to your self and the effort you have just expended.

 

Hold that thought.

 

You have already begun to experience the day.

 

Gratitude will follow with your next steps.

 

Share that feeling.

 

Enjoy this day.

 

 

 

05/20/2024                                                                        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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Tend To Your Mind

Posted on June 23, 2017 by j.g.lewis Leave a comment

Commitment: it’s one of those tough words.
  At times commitment is tough, especially when it comes to yourself.
  You know you need to tend to your mind, but where do you find the time?
  You feel you’ve got things to say, but when do you fit it into your day?
  Commitment: it takes time.

Build a journaling ritual you can rely upon, one you will stay committed to, no matter what else you do. FINDING YOUR VOICE – MAKING THE CHOICE will guide you through the process of creating time to write it all out.

Whether you regularly journal, have let the practice slide, or if you simply want to get started, this online program allows you to fit the daily prompts into your schedule.
In the closed forum, we will walk through the days with simple, effective, soul-nourishing exercises, authentic support, and the company of like-minded soul-seekers going through the process with you (and we’ll have some fun).

SEE  Soultalk:The Essence of Self on Facebook for details

06/23/2017 j.g.l.

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