Know Your Limit, Stay Within It

As a human being, one of the universal truths are to know yourself.

As a process, or opus, there are many chances and changes to learn and respect.

The good, bad and ugly make a beautiful song.

We fortunate ones sing throughout our lives.

Another truth is to forgive and forget.

We practice this song many hundreds of times before our end of days.

‘Truth and beauty, that is all’, we are forever being the student and teacher.

The ugly is just another side of beauty and a lie is a lie, is a lie.

There is real purpose within this house, we all live and die.

No truth is too small or insignificant…

Virtue’s Too Nice For Avarice And Vice

Or are they one and the same,

Every vice has a craving associated with it.

Every person has a vice and a craving,

‘Who does it’, may sound like the right question.

How often…

Place vice on a pedestal and get really bad.

Deadly sin no longer has a ring on its finger.

Mortal has a better sound, had the flu of late.

Make me date,

There are viruses that would make your hair curl.

The body can’t tell the difference between protein and a virus.

All roads lead to recycling,

Who said anything was good to eat,

We better beat that drum.

Rum, rum, rum.

The race, the digital age, designer drugs

The timer is set, watch the news to hear the latest doom and gloom.

Set the stage with disaster to welcome our next triumph: recycle, reuse,

Are we part of a life cycle or a death cycle?

Cloister, cluster, life can be a mom with despair.

Yet, we are topping out with our population and poverty has been cut in half.

The good news and good life is a proposition.

Gravity is good when it holds things together.

Universal is almost as big, we strive to bring ever piece together.

Gloms together like real life, can it get any better?

Teacher Vs. Student: The Way

In the east, there is a mystical presence felt by those in the west. In this dialogue, the teacher shows the student how to find the power in breathing for compassion, simplicity and patience.

Teacher: You must breathe in your belly to calm your body. Or into your chest to warm yourself and accept your pain.

Student: how do I find balance, when do I breathe one way or the other?

T: Just breathe and ask me again when you know the answer.

Student: Will I ever know?

Feeling Happy

The absence of ‘monkey brain’-10,000 thinks.

Feeling flow-like being in the zone while executing a particularly difficult sports move.

Being busy: raising kids, going to school or working overtime.

When the brain is quiet, it goes crazy: sometimes people fill up on junk food, talking, TV.

Other times people feel bored, tired overwhelmed and depressed anxious and sad.

Thinks get worse when the brain gets stuck in a down mode.

People exercise, challenge themselves with a study or project.

Some people get a second job.

So, mindfulness works out monkey brain and allows the brain to feel inner peace, compassion and emotional stability.

Why not earn happiness through a practice of mindfulness.

‘Don’t make thoughts your aim’ verses ‘Don’t make dreams your master’

He aims to think with a plan.

She is passionate about her dreams.

They sometimes fight about their different approaches.

Until she proposes a compromise.

“Why not combine your plan with my idea?”

“Surely, I aim to please.”

“And I know the art of compromise.”

In truth, art is a means of using what works in a beautiful way.

And knowing when dreaming and thinking will work as opposed to dwelling on both or either.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thought

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dream

 

Grasping The Truth

Feeling the whole,

Sensing it with all my being,

Calibrating the life experience with closure, opulence and pregnancy.

The accumulation of the qualitative and quantitative information bits.

Struggling to remain human during this process.

Asking and receiving, giving and being helpful and learning a thing or two.

Making mistakes, doing wrong and trying to make up for it.

There is always some good, bad and ugly.

Life is like that.