What is the Meaning of Life According to Wisdom and Life

I spent two Sundays ago in the afternoon (almost four hours) with a new friend.  Somehow we wound up discussing the meaning of life.  I know.  A heavy discussion for such a new friendship.  After we departed, my friend asked me to write up an email with my thoughts so they could share with their…

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Which Books Are You?

Anyone who knows me in the LEAST, understands that reading is part of who I am.  It’s why the last two jobs I’ve had have been book centric.  RJ Julia Booksellers in Madison, Connecticut and The Scranton Library in Madison, Connecticut.   The funny thing is when I grew up, you couldn’t pay me to read….

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Nothing is Permanent

Nothing is permanent in each of our incarnations; The only permanence is in the fact that we return again and again and we meet the same people again and again.   Christopher Jennings Penders   I was reminded of this last week while waiting for my walking partner and friend.  Doris Z. someone I just…

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You Were Born With Wings

You were born with potential.  You were born with goodness and trust.  You were born with ideals and dreams.  You were born with greatness.  You were born with wings.  You were not meant for crawling. You have wings.  Learn to use them and fly.   Rumi   I don’t recall recall how I initially came…

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Robin Williams and The Learning Soul

My friend, Jason who I mentioned in Monday’s column Water Wheels and Writing is making an encore visit today.  We talked on Monday night about Robin Williams apparent suicide.   Knowing my worldview has shifted in the twenty plus years he has known me, Jason wanted to hear my thoughts.  This is what I believe about transitioning at…

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