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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Get In The Habit

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

With everything that is going on, day in and day out, it can be difficult to take the time to catch up with yourself.
We are all busy. We all have things to tend to, people to care for, and other places to be.
It seems next to impossible to do something for your self.
It’s not always easy, but it is necessary.
Get in the habit.
Join us for a little inspiration as soultalk presents
10 DAYS/10 Questions
a FREE Online Journaling Workshop: January 1 – 10.
There will be daily prompts, tips and best practices, and a wholly supportive community.
It won’t take up too much of your time.
Ten minutes a day for 10 days, or take all the time you need.
It works. It helps.
Find the time, take the time.
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@soulTALK communication
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soultalk@mythosandmarginalia.com

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