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This is beautiful

Photo by Mark Nenadov (Mourning Cloak butterfly) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons We had a warm spell last week, and I (of course) went for a run. I ran on a trail in the woods, and when I saw something fluttering past my eye, I did a double take. I thought it […] via Compassion and Faith; the Moth in the Flame — Meditations in Motion

The Mind Set

This is a piece of writing to honor the latest school victims that fell to bullets from a gun in the wrong hands. It is a piece about the mind set of a society. It is a piece about immigration. It is a piece about my own journey and mind set. Growing up in Denmark, spending my childhood and youth there, I became part of the cultural mind set. A society of the Common Good. Look out for each other which also means that you care deeply about what others… Read more The Mind Set

Love in one word

With Valentine’s Day drawing near, The Little Mermaid is organising a very entertaining game for all of you! Yeah! It is open for all of you, including those barely in love, those moderately in love and those deeply in love. And because I am unambigously against any sort of favouritism, even the ‘love sucks’, ‘single […] via Define Love In One Word — The Little Mermaid

The Resurgence of the Real

Originally posted on M.C. Tuggle, Writer:
There’s no doubt in my mind that the modern world is an ill-fitting cage for its human captives. Basic needs for social interaction, exercise, and a sense of connection to the wider universe are left behind in a mad rush for consumption, mindless pleasure, and false security. Our lemming-like pursuit of immediate gratification and “convenience” has cut us off from the most basic of human needs. Philosopher and author Romano Guardini traced this self-made disconnect with the gnawing fears and doubts that plague…

Change

What does change mean? Do we ever change? What is it that changes, if anything? Looking deeply into the concept of change, what is it? A leaf changes from bud, to spring green, to summer green, to autumn rust, to shriveled up. It goes through change but in reality, it is still a leaf. Buddhism talks about impermanence as a fact of life and therefore, everything changes constantly. Like the leaf. And our challenge is to yield to that. I’d like to think that I can implement change. Change that I think… Read more Change