Eventide By The Sea: Quietude Through Presence

Eventide By The Sea: Quietude Through Presence “If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” – Amit Ray Though it’s important to always step back and examine the larger picture of your life, doing so too much or too often can be quite overwhelming. Trying to […]

Acceptance In Bloom: Embracing The Unalterable

Acceptance In Bloom: Embracing The Unalterable “Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery.” – J.K. Rowling A problem must first be explored and understood, before it can be solved. However, upon analyzing certain problems that you encounter, you may arrive at an unsatisfying, frustrating realization; the problem […]

Impressionistic Observations: Indiscriminate Sagacity

Impressionistic Observations: Indiscriminate Sagacity “The past has no power over the present moment.” – Eckhart Tolle The past events of our lives are over and gone, their existence now relegated to our memories alone; their impact on the present moment is dictated only by our own fixation on their intangible facades. Many of the negative […]

Ineluctable Precipitation: Affirmations Of The Inescapable

Ineluctable Precipitation: Affirmations Of The Inescapable “Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.” – Albert Camus Struggle is ingrained in the biology of all human beings, as it is intrinsic to continued existence in this physical space. Whether internal or external, creating anything positive that can withstand the chaos of […]

Blossoming Appreciation: The Importance Of Gratitude

Blossoming Appreciation: The Importance Of Gratitude “Express gratitude for the greatness of small things.” – Richie Norton In a world filled with so many people and so much inexplicable suffering, you must take the time to acknowledge and be grateful for even the smallest of comforts, pleasures or victories in your own life. Even the […]

Spirit Of The Deep: The Trials And Tribulations Of Peace

Spirit Of The Deep: The Trials And Tribulations Of Peace “It isn’t enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn’t enough to believe in it. One must work at it.” – Eleanor Roosevelt There are no shortcuts on the journey towards inner peace. There will always be factors that expedite […]

Vespers Of The Self: Untroubled Acceptance

Vespers Of The Self: Untroubled Acceptance “Self-observation is the first step of inner unfolding.” – Amit Ray The ability to look deeply within oneself is the beginning of thoroughly understanding oneself. Only through intense internal reflection can a person become aware of their innermost beliefs and in time learn how to govern, shape or even […]

Seaboard Stillness: The Peace That Swells Within

Seaboard Stillness: The Peace That Swells Within “Peace is the result of retraining your mind to process life as it is, rather than as you think it should be.” – Wayne Dyer Many make the mistake of believing that inner peace can be achieved through the shaping of the external world. If only I had […]

Obliged Skylines: Gratitude Above All

Obliged Skylines: Gratitude Above All “Gratitude is one of the most powerful human emotions. Once expressed, it changes attitude, brightens outlook, and broadens our perspective.” – Germany Kent Every moment in life is inherently fleeting, as every second of your existence that passes is unique unto itself and can never be recovered or recreated. We […]

Seaside Tranquility: A Peaceful Contemplation

Seaside Tranquility: A Peaceful Contemplation “Peace is liberty in tranquility.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero Attaining a sense of peace brings freedom to the spirit, for when you can remain peaceful in the face of hardship, it signifies that you have taken control of your own perspective. Those who have gained control over their perspective have […]