Living life, Reflection, The Self

How do you carry your life?

What do you focus on? What do I focus on? We often hear “pay attention and you will see”. Or the common refrains - “be conscious” and “be mindful”. Yet sometimes, not paying attention isn’t such a bad thing. “Let it be” and “ignorance is bliss” as the sayings go. Exhortations, sayings, contradictions…which is true?… Continue reading How do you carry your life?

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Living life, Reflection, Spirit & Soul

Sensing snake

Snake. I sense snake, singular. I anticipate finding it behind the curtains or the bed. For the record, I don’t have a snake phobia. Yet lately I have been expecting its presence, a premonition without the fear, anticipating being taken aback by its presence and then … nothing. It feels okay. Noticing this anticipation is… Continue reading Sensing snake

In relationship, Living life, Reflection, Spirit & Soul

Apocalyptic movie or documentary?

The promise of a movie night, with a simple dinner and a little sugar-filled treat we had bought for later. All seemed in place. She picked an apocalyptic movie – humanity’s only survivors from a climate disaster on a train to nowhere under the control of the greedy in power. Twenty minutes in and I’d… Continue reading Apocalyptic movie or documentary?

Being alive, Haiku, Poetry

#Haiku Challenge 131 @RonovanWrites

RonovanWrites Haiku Challenge 131 with prompt words - Car, Coast Coast on, she presages Life passes when unconscious Looking straight ahead In a car on the highway Are you on merely a road? ~ FlorenceT © 2017 FlorenceT Copyright reserved. The author asserts her moral and legal rights over this work.  

Contemplate, Inspire, Living life, The Self

The Dream of Life – a #BeWow post

For this post as part of the #BeWow hashtag (an initiative of RonovanWrites), I share with you Alan Watts' perspective on 'The Dream of Life'. This is a must-watch 🙂 which will change your view about life or at least provoke you to re-evaluate. Enjoy!     For you who are asking, Alan Watts (1915-1973)… Continue reading The Dream of Life – a #BeWow post