Category Archives: Contemplation

Food Psychology.

You know, you can only eat so many sugary donuts before wanting some salty pizza. In fact, even though they’re really yummy, you might even feel a little tired of donuts if you eat too many at once. Besides, pizza tastes extra delicious when you haven’t had … Continue reading

Leave a Comment

Filed under Contemplation

I want to care. How to help?

RE: “I understand. I really do. It’s very easy to be dismissive of problems when their biggest effect on your life, is on your Facebook newsfeed. Please don’t.” -Timothy’s thought provoking Facebook post I WANT to care more, but i can’t … Continue reading

Leave a Comment

Filed under Contemplation

Bobby Ocean

I encountered Bobby Ocean today. He was on the street. Cold. Hungry. They took his phone and his wallet and his car. I bought him a Subway sandwich, and one for me too. I tried to drive him home, or … Continue reading

Leave a Comment

Filed under Contemplation

The Alchemist

[Written about a sociopath ex-mentor.] He found my vulnerability – the things i learned about spirituality as a child, those tender guarded spaces in my mind. He knew the language to speak – the code to gain access into those … Continue reading

Leave a Comment

Filed under Contemplation

Oh Einstein, You’re So Neat.

To everyone who keeps parading around the hallmark-esque internet-sensation quote that Einstein supposedly said about living life as if everything is a miracle – this contains what he REALLY said:

Leave a Comment

Filed under Contemplation, Quotes

Consequences

Sometimes we don’t experience the consequences of our actions until years later. Other times we think we are done with a consequence, only to discover its continued insidious effect. Often we underestimate the results to what we do, and sometimes … Continue reading

Leave a Comment

Filed under Contemplation

Time

Time, standing between them, enhances their craving. The intensity is turned up when, at last, they reunite. Time is the salve that soothes all wounds, and the force of antiquation that turns a cherished object into a worn and priceless … Continue reading

Leave a Comment

Filed under Contemplation

Alienation

Alienation is a deeper symptom of the disease of various people’s inability to look outside their own box. This stretches to every choice we make in life, and the more our choices fall outside of the majority’s decisions, the more we … Continue reading

Leave a Comment

Filed under Contemplation

Children: Hindrance to Freedom?

In response to the various opinions on whether children hinder freedom or cause fulfillment – I’d like to examine both “freedom” and “fulfillment”. Fulfillment has nothing to do with whether we have children or not, but rather what we do with … Continue reading

Leave a Comment

Filed under Contemplation, Motherhood

Facebookland

I love Facebook! So many minds interacting – so many perspectives. When my estranged friend referred to one of my posts as getting sympathy from “facebookland”, as a way to devalue the validity of the supportive responses, it definitely bothered … Continue reading

Leave a Comment

Filed under Contemplation