Hmmmmmmmmmmmmm interesting

I’ve been writing this “musing” for 5 years now… have skipped very, very few days… this past week, I missed the whole week due to my concentration/energy/brain/etc being focused on a “bum” knee and even bummer doctors… I had literally forgot to post…. today, I received an email from my friend Mark Miller… waaaaay out there in the eastern US (smile)… asking me what had happened.  One message… period… that gives me a BIG HUH?…

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Let’s become a master of transgressional beauty

Let’s have some fun…..   Experiments and exercises in becoming a blasphemously reverent, lustfully compassionate, eternally changing Master of Transgressive (adjective: transgressive involving a violation of accepted or imposed boundaries, esp. those of social acceptability.) Beauty.   1. Take inventory of the extent to which your “No” reflex dominates your life. Notice for 24 hours (even in your dreams) how often you say or think:                 “No.”                 “That’s not right.”                 “I don’t like…

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Quiz — Small Things

1.  Horton located this city within a floating speck of dust. 2.Quotation:  there’s small choice in ____. 3.  They consist of protons and neutrons surrounded by electrons 4.  French singer known as the “Little Sparrow” 5.  What is “Little Joe” in a game of craps? 6.  Winning all but one of the tricks in a hand of bridge. 7.  The branch of physics that accounts for matter at the atomic level. 8.  Name for the…

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How to Save Yourself from Toxic People

A requested topic….. You’re in the best of moods and the day feels just great. Suddenly you feel sapped of energy and your spirits have been dampened. The source of the deflation? You’ve just encountered someone who has a bad attitude and it has cast a pall over your own mood. While it’s a personal choice to seek to deflect the negative moods of others, it’s not always that easy – emotions are contagious and…

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Things You Should Never Say to, or About an Introvert/Highly Sensitive Person

  1.  She’s too quiet! This is really a matter of viewpoint, isn’t it?  From a quiet person’s viewpoint, most people are too loud! There are many cultures that prize quiet reserve and frown upon loud, outgoing, showy behavior. If you think someone is too quiet, then perhaps you might consider that you simply drown out the quiet people around you. You might try shutting up and listening more. 2.  He’s so boring. Well, this…

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Questioning everything is a good thing

A lot of people feel threatened if they feel they are being asked to question their cherished beliefs or their perception of reality. Yet questioning is what keeps our minds supple and strong. Simply settling on one way of seeing things and refusing to be open to other possibilities makes the mind rigid and generally creates a restrictive and uncomfortable atmosphere. We all know someone who refuses to budge on one or more issues, and…

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So let’s raise our vibration today, ok?

Everything in the universe is made of energy. What differentiates one form of energy from another is the speed at which it vibrates. For example, light vibrates at a very high frequency, and something like a rock vibrates at a lower frequency but a frequency nonetheless. Human beings also vibrate at different frequencies. Our thoughts and feelings can determine the frequency at which we vibrate, and our vibration goes out into the world and attracts…

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Can you be truly thankful? Hey, just asking….

Often when we practice being thankful, we go through the process of counting our blessings, acknowledging the wonderful people, things and places that make up our reality. While it is fine to be grateful for the good fortune we have accumulated, true thankfulness stems from a powerful comprehension of the gift of simply being alive, and when we feel it, we feel it regardless of our circumstances. In this deep state of gratitude, we recognize…

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