When observing life objectively, there is no urgency

Considering that a boy called Jesus was sent onto our species after a very long time — millions, is said — and two millennia proceeded his birth, already that the prophet Mohamed was revealed around the same timeand that millions of believers for thousands of years are still awaiting the MessiahWhat is the urgency, really?

Two sides of being vane

Dozens over dozens of postings appear around May and June every year, not because they are necessarily posted at this point but because hundreds over hundreds of individuals may be searching for guidance, as they embark on their first tries at making any of those macerated spirits containing green walnuts. And in all these postings,… Continue reading Two sides of being vane

Takes on “beauty”

I - the attractive color of a ripe papaya, and the structure of the seeds, as well as the contrast the fruit displays within itselfII - the green of cilantro —- a color which does not achieve much attraction, although it is a “beautiful” sight on its own III - the joint placement of two… Continue reading Takes on “beauty”

Behold. Question.

Within much of what I have been, and amongst plenty of what I have seen, beauty has soothed me. Again, and again, it has explained surface and essence of things, and of non-things, to the point of manifestations in mild but deep rooted lip movements which are much more than smiles.To the eye, beauty has… Continue reading Behold. Question.

Occurrences in the Self of an auto-portrait

One may utter a long list or a single point, when asked about the essence of the self, or about the naked self, or the projection of self. And, just like in singing and speaking one hears not what the room acoustically gives but rather how one owns body lets one hear, one may ask… Continue reading Occurrences in the Self of an auto-portrait

interrupted / innerupted

— interrupt: to be stopped, hindered by another person; to break someone else’s flow, uniformity, pattern, continuity; to block the actions of another — innerupted: to erupt from within, to interject one’s own state, to abruptly change oneself It is with trembling soul, anxious flesh, and curious mind that I announce the birth of an… Continue reading interrupted / innerupted

Self

Asking a friend with experience and knowledge on fields of investment, where would he suggest a person to focus who has never invested before, he quickly answered: “Invest in yourself” Weeks ago I heard from another friend: “There is no self” I am now left with the further expansion of being, allowing more to be… Continue reading Self

o·blige /əˈblīj/

An obligation has a source. It may be an internal power, it may be an external one. Ideally, having and feeling obliged ought to be from an internal standpoint, as the character wants standing purity in being self. That which I do wishes to coincide with what is expected of me by my peers and… Continue reading o·blige /əˈblīj/

Is it wise to “fall” asleep with a requiem on the ears?

Looked lightly at my small record collection, and picked a recording from 1954 — Bruno Walter conducting the New York Philharmonic playing the Requiem by Johannes Brahms. I did wonder, not intensively serious but with some depth, what is being conveyed to the sleeping living when the piece is for the non-living sleepers?

Beyond language and vocabulary

Thank you, William Shakespeare, Miguel de Cervantes, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe! Where would I be without your poetic tongues?And Jalāl ad-Dīn Mohammad Rūmī, and Alexander Pushkin, who can be more inspiring to dive and fly in life through your cultural, and equally transcendental wordings?You all understood something beyond our physical being which has had your… Continue reading Beyond language and vocabulary