A thing happened to me 2 years ago. Henceforth, Valentine’s Day is known as My Day.
By sharing a smile, I am not about to make a difference in the plague that has so many spewing hate, but I do it. I do not believe in organized religion, so I practice as a solitary and on the full moons with peacefires. The celebrated calendar is not my new year but I’m not offended by the majority watching (and shouting during) fireworks. I do find myself eating pork, mashed potatoes and sauerkraut new years day. In fact, I insist on it.
Music is universal. But who is singing now? Farm Aid, Live Aid… Woodstock. Every single person singing, chanting, dancing, keeping the beat feels bigger than themselves, they feel they are part of something larger. Even if it is a sad song, we can all feel those feels too – along with everyone else in the audience. But who is singing now?
The moon’s effects date back to legends and mythology of ancient civilizations. The full moon has been associated with strange behavior, heightened emotions and sleepwalking. The lunar theory (the lunar effect) is the idea that there is some correlation between moon cycles and human behavior. Many people dismiss myths concerning the influence of the moon, but real effects […]
It is early Saturday morning. No, the moon is not yet full. Though it will be full in 3-4 days. Some of us feel the pull earlier than others. Some of us do not. But if you are connected in one way or another to someone who does feel the pull, you are likely to […]
I meditate daily, at least twice a day. I practice deep breathing exercises several times a day. I use music as therapy to lift my mood or wallow in melancholy. I am a humanist and love the human species as a collective so I send out those energy vibes to those who need it most, […]
This is something we do without thinking about it. We breathe. Inhale and exhale. Deep breathing is so much more and when practiced regularly (daily – even three to four times a day) you will feel the benefits. A sense of peace, calmness and clarity. In many cases, this is also how I begin a […]
I may be silent but that does not mean I am gone. Due to a series of unfortunate events, I am presently not able to use my arm/wrist and typing with one hand is not ideal. Please bear with me during this process. I appreciate the notes, gifts and messages of encouragement. I will do […]