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 . . .

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.

cloud songs

        Our dreams, scattered
     amidst our memory, last night
            or the one before.
     The dream, the day
     inconsequential as
          the music that plays
            in the coffee shop.
            It is all noise
       cluttering the silence
       we think we want to hear.

02/02/2023                                                                       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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So Far

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

Monday was good, it usually is, as the week is a little short on the uptake.
  Yet the weekend bliss, being what it is, has subsided by Tuesday and all those things you thought were dead and gone seem to be back. Of course, then, there is something new.
  By Wednesday there are things in your week you never expected you would have to deal with in your entire life, and they arrived without explanation. They were still there on Thursday.
  You put up a good fight, and so far, nothing has got the best of you. You feel unsure.
  Today is the big test, how will it be?
  You made it through yesterday. . . now let’s see how you do with today.
11/10/2017                                       j.g.l.

 

 

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