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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Mondays are just young Fridays

Posted on October 2, 2017 by j.g.lewis Leave a comment

Welcome in a new week
as you would a lover or a friend.
Find value in your relationships
and the time in which you spend.
Do what you say you’ll do. Say
what you really mean. Listen
to your instincts and intentions,
and also the thoughts in between.
Remind yourself daily
of your total worth. Talk gently
when you are feeling low, or
when your pride has been hurt.
Know an excuse is
not forgiveness. See the
difference between an error
and a mistake. Remember
both strengths and weaknesses
are solely yours to make.
10/02/2017                                                        j.g.l.

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