For the past few days, I have failed to save enough time to come here and scribble the thought-of-the-day… or maybe I am failing to save enough energy (or, as much as I hate to admit, enough will) to do so? Could it be that I am wanting to do too much when I do… Continue reading Too much not enough’s
Yesterday was Girls’ Fest Day in my homeland, decorating dolls to wish for girls’ health, prosperity, and happiness. And this is the event I went to: Girls’ Fest Day tea service at a primary school the girl in the photo graduated from (the decorated dolls in the far right are hers!) As I watched… Continue reading Where I hope your happiness lies – girls
Today, I went to two events that were totally unrelated. The one in the morning, I will scribble about more elaborately tomorrow, but this very beautiful calligraphy that I found there really got me thinking: It says “Mind… like water” (and in my opinion, written in such a way… like water) Well, what… Continue reading Sending minds… like water!
We had a week off, but Friday night foot-ball is back… or my feet ballroom dancing, rather. With this class, the fifth, the introductory course will be half over. But I keep forgetting two-thirds of what I learn, so I was starting to get worried that my feet will not be able to do much… Continue reading Don’t sweat it, just work up a good sweat!
Hindsight is always twenty / twenty. But how can we translate this perfect view of the past into better insight into the future? Maybe by looking into the eyes of our children. That is what my people set out to do when our national organizing committee of a world-wide sporting event announced last… Continue reading Twenty-twenty foresight
Maybe it is true that all the money in the world will not let you buy dreams. But maybe it is also the harsh reality that having no money will make pursuing your dreams, let alone realizing them, that much more difficult. It would be nice if we all had in our backyards trees… Continue reading Finding King Midas
Last Tuesday, I was faced with a decision to make. That something I was sensing coming down had gotten considerably worse, and I was feeling so weak I had difficulty getting out of bed. At that point, I had not yet found out the name by which to call what I was coming down with,… Continue reading What would have been the February 20, 2018 post: Wait and watch till fully cured