Archive | August, 2010

And I Quote… Week #2

29 Aug

Life is as fleeting as a rainbow, a flash of lightning, a star at dawn. Knowing this how can you quarrel? -Jack Kornfield

Life is as fleeting as a rainbow, a flash of lightning, a star at dawn. Knowing this how can you quarrel? -Jack Kornfield

brief

26 Aug

Sigh. Looking up at a whirling ceiling fan, I am outdone. You up there, twirling about so fast that your blades circle by invisible. And me… sitting here, debilitated by pains new and old. But you don’t have nerves to scream profanities at you day and night until a riot breaks out and your insides shut down refusing to function. No, you just twirl yourself merry, oblivious to anything and everything- no feeling, no pain.

You’re a machine.

I am not.

I’m learning.

And that, at the very least, provides some semblance of hope…

And I Quote… Week #1

22 Aug

Mark Twain: Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear; not absence of fear.

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear; not absence of fear. -Mark Twain