What I’ve Been Reading Lately: August

What I’ve Been Reading Lately: August

“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.” ― Charles W. Eliot Reading 2020. I'm a bit behind in getting out my August reading post. If you've read my most recent post, Tuesday Truth #63, then you are already aware that [...]

Tuesday Truth #63

Tuesday Truth #63

Tuesday Truth. Number 63. One of the definitions of mosaic as defined at dictionary.com comes in its use as an adjective. Composed of a combination of diverse elements. I think that humanity as a collective and as an individual fits into that definition of a mosaic. In thinking of this definition from an individual standpoint, [...]

Tuesday Truth #60

Tuesday Truth #60

Tuesday Truth. Number 60. We can all change the world. It doesn't have to be done in leaps and bounds. Small steps taken regularly lead to great change. As Anne Frank says, we don't need to wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. So go out there (socially distanced, of course) and [...]

Tuesday Truth #58

Tuesday Truth #58

Tuesday Truth. Number 58. Last week I shared 22 Quotes on Hope to help you through stressful times. I thought that I'd continue with that theme for this week's Tuesday Truth with a little bit of wisdom courtesy of Star Wars. This is a worldwide journey through the night. We are all experiencing an existence [...]

22 Quotes on Hope to Help You Through Stressful Times

22 Quotes on Hope to Help You Through Stressful Times

22 Quotes on Hope to Help You Through Stressful Times. Currently, as a world, we are collectively going through stressful times. And individually we all go through our own periods of stressful times and have our own stressors. But there is always hope. Of the definitions of hope, my favorite is when it is used [...]

Tuesday Truth #57

Tuesday Truth #57

Tuesday Truth. Number 57. Given the levels of fear throughout the world as COVID-19 continues its spread, reaching the official level of a pandemic, I thought that today's truth would be appropriate. Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we [...]

Tuesday Truth #56

Tuesday Truth #56

Tuesday Truth. Number 56. Connection. Humans are social creatures. I'm currently reading Hivemind by Sarah Rose Cavanagh, PhD because I love almost all things studying "why we behave the way we do". And while there are many dimensions to the book, I just wanted to share this part from the inside flap: Humans have always [...]

Tuesday Truth #55

Tuesday Truth #55

Tuesday Truth. Number 55. Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can't hear, and not bothering. -Winnie the Pooh Just let those words sink in for a moment. Doing Nothing. Does that make your stomach knot up as you think of all the things on [...]