Philosophy | Poetry

Living This Now Moment

“We have somehow conned ourselves into the notion that this moment is ordinary. This now moment, in which I’m talking and you’re listening, is eternity.” – Alan Watts Well, we’ve reached it again. Now. Did you expect it to be more? Now.Such that it is. Our time; our only time.Make it shine. I thought about…

Culture | Habits | Learning | Philosophy | Poetry | Stoicism

From This Moment

“How quietly Ibegin again from this momentlooking at the clock, I start over So much time haspassed, and is equaledby whateversplit-second is present from thismoment this momentis the first”– Wendell Berry, Be Still In Haste Two weeks into the New Year. About as distracting a beginning to a New Year as I can ever recall….

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Poised, and Wise, and Our Own, Today

“In times when we thought ourselves indolent, we have afterwards discovered that much was accomplished, and much was begun in us.“– Ralph Waldo Emerson, Essays: Second Series, “Experience“ (and all subsequent quotes in this post) I got lost in the headlines for a bit before writing today. Getting spun up in politics and pandemics and…

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Bold

“So long as I am hanging onI want to be young and noble.I want to be bold.” – Mary Oliver, Desire There’s that word again. Bold. I chase it down, let it challenge me. Take a deep breath and get after it yet again. To rise free from care before the dawn and seek adventures,…