May is Mental Health month. Yesterday was Mental health Blog Party Day. I know, I know, where is mine? I think I liked reading more and wouldn't mind sitting this one out. Here are my favorite blogs from Mental Health Blog Party Faith, Art and Farming: The Different Child - "ADHD is a fact. Some see … Continue reading A Blog Party Done Right – Here Are My Favorites.
"And a woman spoke, saying, "Tell us of Pain." And he said: Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. Even as the stone of the fruit must break, that its heart may stand in the sun, so must you know pain. And could you keep your heart in wonder at … Continue reading Life on the Couch #5: Pain and Self-Knowledge
"And a woman who held a babe against her bosom said, "Speak to us of Children." And he said: Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself. They come through you but not from you, And though they are with you, yet they belong not to … Continue reading Life as my Parents know it #4: Children
“And tell me people of the Orphalese, what have you in these houses? And what is it you guard with fastened doors? Have you peace, the quiet urge that reveals your power? Have you remembrances, the glimmering arches that span the summits of the mind? Have you beauty, that leads the heart from things fashioned … Continue reading Life in a box #3: The house
"Speak to us of Joy and Sorrow." And he answered: Your joy is your sorrow unmasked. And the selfsame well from which your laughter rises was oftentimes filled with your tears. And how else can it be? The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain. Is not the cup … Continue reading Life in “The Prophet” #2: Joy and Sorrow