The Plight of Solitude

I often do things alone. I tell everyone who asked ‘why’ that I love my own company, and I do. I enjoy the freedom of ‘not minding’ and ‘not caring’ of another. I enjoy the opportunity for introspection and contemplation, as if I don’t do it enough. Why? These statements are simple enough, yet behind … Continue reading The Plight of Solitude

In silence

In a world filled with too much noise and stimulation, distracting and seeking our attention... I share this poem with you as we enter the weekend. May you find stillness and the will to silence to contemplate ... In Silence Be still Listen to the stones of the wall. Be silent, they try To speak … Continue reading In silence

What can we gain…

What can we gain by sailing to the moon if we are not able to cross the abyss that separates us from ourselves? This is the most important of all voyages of discovery, and without it, all the rest are not only useless, but disastrous. ~ Thomas Merton   © 2016 FlorenceT Copyright reserved. The … Continue reading What can we gain…