A Poet’s Muse

The truth is a mean mistress.

She fights you for love and hate.

She may value what you may not,

Or laugh when people cry,

She calls everyone a liar,

Why does she tell the truth?

Her philosophy is partial to virtue,

Her voice depends on my good work.

Her stunning nature reveals all to anyone with no reservation.

My mind blisters looking into her face.

Her power overwhelms the human race.

She answers all her calls

And always stands her ground,

I dare to love her ways.

I blame myself when she is misunderstood,

I can’t help acting like a knave in her presence.

She is demanding, selfish and pure! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Truth?wprov=sfti1

Saving, working, living and loving

www.youtube.com/watch

Do you have a mindset to live a better life?

Some people retire early, others learn later in life.

But the good life is there when you are ready for it.

Living a life of immersion

Standing with those who hate you,

Standing for those who can’t,

Standing in harmony with all,

Standing with the help and grace of those who want to make a difference,

https://www.ted.com/talks/jacqueline_novogratz_inspiring_a_life_of_immersion?utm_campaign=tedspread&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=tedcomshare&utm_term=watchNow

What Canada Is Saying About Climate Change/Global Warming

Should we loose track of the original argument?

“1.1 all around the world, 6.4 Celsius stop global warming,1990/2100.”

CBC says more about climate change.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/climate-change-canada-1.4878263

Moral Crosswords

What is the proper use of impressions?

Take any feeling and assess its value.

For example, I feel good about writing this poem.

Will it do me or others harm?

Not yet, at least I am unaware.

Am I doing it out of a craving or unnecessary want?

No, I need the practice, for myself and others.

Am I aware of any other necessary action?

I need to edit it.

Am I aware of any other reasons or beliefs?

Not at present, but there are plenty from my past.

Are there any other changes?

I just need to publish.

This kind of moral inventory is what is meant by learning to use the ‘proper use of impressions .’

Vermeer’s Soul

Imagine being very introspective and finding a way to steel someone’s soul.

If it were a task as simple as looking in the mirror.

Why would you do it?

Why would others want you to do it?

Magicians use smoke and mirrors, why not the artist?

The temptation to showcase people places and things must be strong in this man.

Some ones whose art inspires the world.

Pain

The Philosophy Of pain is plain and simple.

To manage it requires a steadfast approach of simplicity, compassion and patience.

To process and act appropriately to pain means to use the stoic attitude and do no harm.

To elevate pain is usually complex and will usually abate when the stimulus is removed from the equation.

To evaluate pain sometimes requires a third party like a friend, family member or a physician (perhaps all three).

To act on this advice is to make an informed decision which is difficult at best and more so with pain present or whose arrival is imminent.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pain?wprov=sfti1