The greater the artist, the greater the doubt…

Confidence is going after Moby Dick in a rowboat and taking the tartar sauce.-Zig Ziglar (1926 – 2012) Confidence is not 'they will like me'. Confidence instead is 'I'll be fine if they don't'.-Christina Grimmie (b. 1994) Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.-Helen Keller (1880… Continue reading The greater the artist, the greater the doubt…

A kaleidoscope of new possibilities…

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.-e e cummings (1894 – 1962) Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God.-Karl Barth (1886 – 1968) The person who can bring the spirit of laughter into a room is indeed blessed.-Bennett Cerf (1898 – 1971) One can never speak enough of the virtues, the… Continue reading A kaleidoscope of new possibilities…

The greatest gift you can give your family…

The groundwork of all happiness is health.-Leigh Hunt (1784 – 1859) When you are young and healthy, it never occurs to you that in a single second your whole life could change.-Annette Funicello (1942 – 2013) I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you.-Joyce Meyer (b.… Continue reading The greatest gift you can give your family…

Apparatus, or: Phylacteries

A 'Magnetic Poem' tanka Wanna try? Click here. with apparatus on head, bare arm and fingers, aching man's tongue pants, chants soaring worship language to need's elaborate beat Notes For this poem, I decided to stick with the 'Original Set' on the Magnetic Poetry website, as I did for my sexy vampire poem last time;Having… Continue reading Apparatus, or: Phylacteries

Ethical will: Truth

Following my previous 'ethical will' entry on 'listening' and the profoundly divisive aftermath of the 2020 U.S. Presidential elections, which once again reveals a country broken jaggedly in half, I've been thinking a lot about the pervasive lack of trust that has come to typify today's global politics. Yes, we must listen to one another… Continue reading Ethical will: Truth