conscious creativity

poetry

POEMS BY MAX REIF: The Difference Between Happiness and Contentment, Blessed Afternoon, White Guy in an Asian Supermarket, Cities

POEMS BY MAX REIF: The Difference Between Happiness and Contentment, Blessed Afternoon, White Guy in an Asian Supermarket, Cities

The Difference Between Happiness and Contentment “Happy?” I asked my girl friend long ago, my long-ago girl friend as...
April 12, 2014 × 0 comments

quotations

ALWAYS DO YOUR BEST: 35 free motivational quotes that will get your mojo going

ALWAYS DO YOUR BEST: 35 free motivational quotes that will get your mojo going

Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later. – Og Mandino You are never too old to set another goal...
April 7, 2014 × 0 comments

book reviews

THE MINDFULNESS DIARIES: How I survived my first nine-day silent meditation retreat [book review]

THE MINDFULNESS DIARIES: How I survived my first nine-day silent meditation retreat [book review]

THE MINDFULNESS DIARIES:How I survived my first nine-day silent meditation retreat Jennifer Howd [Howd Media, 136 pages] When you...
March 30, 2014 × 3 comments

performing arts

THE MAGIC OF MUSIC: How the balance of tension and release in music affects our appreciation of it

THE MAGIC OF MUSIC: How the balance of tension and release in music affects our appreciation of it

I don’t know the name of the selection or the pianist performing it. When the simple jazz improvisation came over my radio one...
March 25, 2014 × 0 comments

poetry

POEMS BY R. GERRY FABIAN: Dated Evidence, Mistaken Identity

POEMS BY R. GERRY FABIAN: Dated Evidence, Mistaken Identity

Dated Evidence Spider plants hang everywhere;they are badly in need of water.Half a mug of cold coffeewith lipstick stainsrests...
March 23, 2014 × 0 comments

quotations

HUMOR AND INGENUITY: 25 artful witty quotes

HUMOR AND INGENUITY: 25 artful witty quotes

When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That’s...
March 22, 2014 × 0 comments

essays

FAT-SHAMING: Why do I owe an excuse?

FAT-SHAMING: Why do I owe an excuse?

She’s back, again. According to 32-year-old mother of three Maria Kang, whose claim to fame is a Facebook image that went viral,...
March 18, 2014 × 1 comment

book reviews

IRWIN AND THE AVATAR: A love story for the ages [book review]

IRWIN AND THE AVATAR: A love story for the ages [book review]

IRWIN AND THE AVATAR:A love story for the ages Irwin Luck [Meher Baba Archives, 400 pages] The year was 1959. It was a few years...
March 12, 2014 × 4 comments

fiction

SAVED: A story by Erica Roberts

SAVED: A story by Erica Roberts

Part I Peter stood on the cement edge of the bridge, staring at the river swiftly flowing towards him. There wasn’t anyone in...
March 2, 2014 × 1 comment