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 . . .

Truth and Reconciliation

truth
comes at a cost

honour
those who have already paid

respect
the process

healing
takes time

forgiveness
takes even longer

 

In Canada, September 30 marks the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This day honours the Survivors of residential schools, the children who never returned home, and their families and communities.
Orange Shirt Day is an indigenous-led grassroots commemorative day intended to raise awareness of the individual, family and community inter- generational impacts of residential schools and to promote the concept of “Every Child Matters”.

09/30/2022                                                                            j.g.l.

Mondays are just young Fridays

Each morning, every morning, there is time to consider plans for the day, for the weeks, months, perhaps years ahead.
   Formulated in quiet thought, these goals might not be concrete, or complete, but they are personal reminders of what can be achieved over time.
   If I write them down they seem real; more than dreams and wishes. Maybe even more than I should ask for, or more than I am allowed?
   Only time will tell.

09/26/2022                                                                           j.g.l.

Enjoy

Comfort food,
as the temperature dips.

Favorites.

Restaurant special,
mom’s recipe or
make it up as you go.

Is there a better day
than today?

Be nourished.

Take the time
to enjoy.

Remember the leftovers.

09/23/2022                                                                    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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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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