Inspired by Melanie over at Sparksfromacombustiblemind
Ghost of Christmas Past
On a dark and chilly winter’s night
when sleep had come at last
I had a dream of memories
the ghost of Christmas past Continue reading “Ghost of Christmas Past”
Here is a link to a powerful piece by one of my favorite authors, Ben Hewitt. His work and blog have inspired me so much throughout the years. Thank you once again Ben for sharing your insight and wisdom.
Till next time ~Peace ~JPP
Not far from our hotel lay the path known as the Philosophers Walk.
Helen’s theme for this week is take/taking. Whenever I think about taking, I thing about those “taking” relationships. You know the ones where you give and they take, and take, and take, and take…. you get the picture. Been there, done that. Also, the singer/writer was taken from us far too soon. I was sitting in my car in the parking lot of my high school when the news came through and I still feel that loss. Oh the poignant songs we’ll never hear from the marvelous soul that was Jim Croce. Continue reading “Song Lyric Sunday 11.9.18 Take/Taking”
So Ursula over at anupturnedsoul
“How do you do that? How do you respect the dead without disrespecting the living? I’m asking you personally for personal answers, personal experience perspectives, rather than for impersonal answers… impersonal answers I can find by Googling.” Continue reading “Dia de Muertos”
I was reading my fellow RVer site over at random bits of trial and error recently about how to eat an elephant. Got me thinking about the other side of the equation. For me it’s always been “what do you do with an elephant with 3 balls? Walk him and pitch to the rhino.” Continue reading “Pitch to the Rhino”
Blame it on the cool, misty weather. Blame it on travel fatigue. No matter what I blame it on, I’m feeling philosophical today and we all know philosophy and poetry go hand in hand.
When I was young, I received a book of poetry by Helen Steiner-Rice. After four decades, I still remember my favorite stanza. “Only believe that the flowers will bloom, for perhaps that’s the reason they do.” Continue reading “Philosophy and Poetry”