Where do you find inspiration? There are parts of a person that seem to remain hidden or reserved. It’s somewhat mysterious as to what can coax these parts to the surface. Talking with people is always inspiring. It’s amazing how one can find common ground with almost any other human. We are all emotional, loving… Continue reading Inspiration and gratitude. Bring it on.
I typically despise summer and hot weather. This year, I’ve started it off right spending time with old and new friends, and I’m really looking forward to the season. It’s no autumn, of course, but there’s enjoyment to be had. Speaking of friends, there is nothing nicer than being thought of. I have a nice… Continue reading Summer!
What comes first, the idea or the execution? When writing, often we have a story or a set outline in our minds. These are the characters, these are the events taking place, and here is the setting. This is hard, at least for me, to execute the ideas into something that thrives with comprehension and… Continue reading Chicken or egg, execution or idea?
I know life can be difficult. I understand we can all feel lonely. Look at the pronoun I used: ‘we.’ Whether you have a mental illness, imbalance, or you’ve just reached a personal low or breaking point, there are billions of people on this earth. Most of them would want to help you, listen, offer… Continue reading Please don’t kill yourself.
We try to make life, love, money, children, happiness, what have you. We are all creative beings in some sense of the word. I try to make poems and make stories. It’s quite hard for me to be in the moment and actually sit and write. And I love to write and certainly have a… Continue reading Making magic, mystifying mistakes.
It’s a beautiful day today. The world turns and it thrives. As this is happening, maybe we thrive, too, if we’re lucky. What is a friend? Isn’t it funny how it’s harder for some of us to make friends, especially in adulthood, and easier for some of us to make them? I’ve always been fortunate… Continue reading of emotions and setbacks
Reading is such a pleasure-filled activity. There’s nothing else in the world quite like getting into a good book. The reader gets involved, starts to exhibit emotions towards the characters, and cares about what happens next. We can gather some life lessons from reading. Caring about what happens next might be a sign, in life,… Continue reading Reading the lines.