Here it goes again. No big talk now, just quiet determination.
At painful times, when composition is impossible and reading is not enough, grammars and dictionaries are excellent for distraction. – Elizabeth Barrett Browning Sometimes all we can do is find something to occupy our time and devote ourselves to it. Whether it […]
There is only one great adventure and that is inwards towards the self. – Henry Miller There is only one person on whom our fates depend: ourselves. So accept that responsibility and you’ll be presented an incredible opportunity. A boundless potential offered […]
I’m going to use this as a fairly experimental, though well curated, home to explore different ideas and retain information to come back to later. Namely, I’m going to try to give it a very Wiki-esque feeling. Exactly what that means is […]
Gonna change the name of this blog to “The Middle Me”. It seems fitting, what with my recent focus on Buddhism (the “middle way”), self-improvement, and the idea that it’s all a process – this blog, growing, and life.
This is the moment of embarking. All auspicious signs are in place. In the beginning, all things are hopeful. We prepare ourselves to start anew. But in order to start, we must make a decision. This decision is a commitment to daily […]
You can’t make a place for yourself in the sun if you keep taking refuge under the family tree. — Helen Keller Today, consider yourself not in relation to others, but as the unique creature you are. Don’t try to reference who […]
If you’re going through hell, keep going. — Winston Churchill If you’re in a messy or terrifying place, then likely all you will want to do is turn around or quit. While tempting, abandoning your path or throwing in the towel will […]
One doesn’t discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time. — Andre Gide That momentary, seemingly endless change in perspective is often needed to gain clarity on a situation. Because when you are so […]
One of the nice things about problems is that a good many of them do not exist except in our imaginations. — Steve Allen So stop trying to fix them! You can’t fix what ain’t broken (let alone what doesn’t even exist), […]