All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once they grow up.” – Pablo Picasso Little Artist At four she knows art is a serious endeavor She even said she wanted to be an artist forever It’s in her DNA a proud grandpa decreed Look at the great perspective! She’ll be a great artist indeed. Look at her choice … Continue reading Little Artist
“People hate those who make them feel their own inferiority.” Lord Phillip Dormer “You can discover what your enemy fears the most be observing the means he uses to frighten you.” Eric Hoffer “Clever liars give details, but the cleverest don’t” Anonymous “The wicked are always surprised that good can be clever.” Unknown “He that would govern others, first should be the master of himself.” … Continue reading Food for thought that may resonate
“To be or not to be” Certainly a question today for us all To be honest? To be followers of the truth? To be kind to each other? To choose unconditional love for our planet? To be one for all and all for one? To put some time into thinking mindfully? To pay attention to each other more than the apps on our phones? … Continue reading “To be or not to be”
If all clocks were to stop, what time would it be? Zen Wisdom Continue reading Quote
“Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside awakes.” -C.S. Jung Continue reading Quote for Today
Oh my, this song is about me my heart exposed completely like on a MRI the image clear showing the tears lodged inside. Oh my, this song is about me the lyrics tell our story like the precious moments because you are all I need to get by. Oh my, this song is about me. reminding me of that very first love that … Continue reading OMG Is this Song About Me?
Time Is What We Make It Fifty-one years have passed since the assassination of Reverend Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. America lost a pure soul and a charismatic leader who tried to unite people. Many television programs devoted time to memorialize one of the true kings of justice and equality. His surname is such an appropriate fit. Someone said that “Dr. King is more alive … Continue reading Time Is What We Make It
Someone knows who I am! And would you have guessed She’s a poet. She described me with hyperbole and used metaphors to describe my soul as I show it. She counted all the tears I’ve shed; listed my fears with alliteration. One can only help but feel some sort of fascination. Someone knows who I am; Someone knows I am, who I am; Me, … Continue reading Someone Knows Who I Am
Lately, all I wish for is peace and quiet. I have been watching too many shows that focus on politics and the state of the union if you will. I am just exhausted. I needed to get back into a zen place and focus on writing again and painting. The painting above is imagined but suits me fine for the time being. I also started … Continue reading My Painting and a Quote by Shakespeare
“If you have build castles in the air, your work need not be lost; That is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.” – Henry D. Thoreau “”If it can be verified, we don’t need faith…. Faith is for that which lies on the other side of reason. Faith is what makes life bearable, with all its tragedies and ambiguities and … Continue reading Quotes That Matter
The test of a good teacher is not how many questions he can ask his pupils that they will answer readily, but how many questions he inspires them to ask him which he finds it hard to answer. -Alice Wellington Rollins Thanks to all teachers who inspired me to think and question. As an educator I tried to help students know the importance of asking … Continue reading Happy Teacher’s Recognition Day!
What Will I Flaunt Today? I think I’ll flaunt my old 1929 Royal standard typewriter I wanted to type this post on my beautiful black upright but then, I would have to scan the page and upload it on to my computer and post it as media or picture to insert. But then you may not be able to read the post. Because sometimes the … Continue reading What Will I Flaunt Today?
In celebration of National Poetry Month I am inviting all poetry lovers to participate in several activities I have planned. This week I will provide a few prompts for writing poems. Please submit your poems in the comments section. Some prompts may look familiar because they are the first lines of some well known poems. Some tips: 1. You may want to change a word … Continue reading Happy National Poetry Month