Tag: truth

The very best good

I visited my doctor last week. After my exam we talked. She asked how I am doing. She knows my world has turned dark. I shared with her my coping mechanisms. Calm, a motivational site on Instagram, has been most helpful. A quick burst of cheer and positivity, it also offers thinking messages. I’m rereading…

The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers.”

~ M. Scott Peck

Do you agree or disagree?

OK, I’ll go first:

I’m not sure. Sometimes when I am inspired, like in May when rhodies bloom, I think of Ralph Waldo Emerson, or Rilke, sources of inspiration that along with buds and blossoms, affect me deeply. In Spring, I feel more like engaging with others. At my worst, when I feel I’ve taken a hit, I hole up and avoid.

I understand what M. Scott Peck is saying. When our backs are against a wall and we see no other option, we just may abandon our comfort zone and do something we otherwise would not do.

What do you think?

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With the exception of the yellow beauty, all come from our yard.


I don’t think there is any truth. There are only points of view. Allen Ginsberg We came upon this lovely hunk of furniture on one of our favorite Oregon hiking trails. What do you see?

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