The Idea of Certain Ideas

I have recently started thinking about the ideas behind certain "ideas" or concepts we have; I have been thinking about them culturally (that is, how the ideas of things seem to exist across cultures and through extremely different languages and although there might be slightly different connotations to these basic ideas, the inherent "concepts" are … Continue reading The Idea of Certain Ideas

Wednesday Wisdom – “Righting Your Heart”

I have been sort of watching (in my "watching way" of leaving shows on while I am doing other things) this Netflix Anime called ピアノの森. It's a little goofy (the attempts at getting the "animation" of piano playing is VERY computerized, if that is a "proper" description), but there was just an interesting line that … Continue reading Wednesday Wisdom – “Righting Your Heart”

The Wisdom of … “Gossip Girl?!?!?”

Who ever would have thought I would be quoting "Gossip Girl?!" But here I am and here it is - something to think about in many contexts - "It's not the secrets that cause the problems; it's the assumptions that people make about them." This doesn't apply just to "secrets;" it applies to relationships we … Continue reading The Wisdom of … “Gossip Girl?!?!?”

Monday Mantra

"I am not synonymous with my illness(es)."This is an important one. After years and years of dealing with chronic illness, it often starts to feel like we ARE our disease(s). However, there is a YOU (and a ME!) that is SO MUCH MORE THAN OUR ILLNESS(ES)! We cannot allow ourselves to be defined by what … Continue reading Monday Mantra

Sunday Sayings – TIME

I have compiled a fairly "extensive" list of my personal "sayings" - things I have thought about and written down as well as phrases that have organically arisen from intense discussions over matters of "life." I would really like to get a book of them out (to be continued ...), but I thought this would … Continue reading Sunday Sayings – TIME