reflections on a flower (to kikelomo oreoluwa)

“I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my … Continue reading reflections on a flower (to kikelomo oreoluwa)

20 steps to new YOU

When I started these series of posts on the self journey, I used the first set of posts to explore the question of an individual finding himself. There were discussions on the processes involved in being the YOU in YOU. It was after these posts that I started discussing the steps below one after the … Continue reading 20 steps to new YOU

are YOU within or without?

“You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.” ― Albert Camus “For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson “Folks are usually about as happy as they … Continue reading are YOU within or without?

are YOU perfect?

“You don't love someone because they're perfect," she says. "You love them in spite of the fact that they're not." I don't know how to respond to that; it's like being told after thirty-five years that the sky, which I've seen as a brilliant blue, is in fact rather green.” ― Jodi Picoult, My Sister's … Continue reading are YOU perfect?

are you a whole BEING?

Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony. -Thomas Merton The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise person. Euripides Balance … Continue reading are you a whole BEING?