Category Archives: Various life philosophies

Driver

Have written here and here about how people, when faced with the knowledge of terminal illness, often then accomplish so much. Unfortunate that we often don’t see the short line. Still amazed when watching Patrick Swayze in The Beast, pushing … Continue reading

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Matthew McConaughey Oscar Acceptance Speech

Matthew McConaughey, 2014 Best Actor, Dallas Buyers Club: Something to look up to Something to look forward to Someone to chase “It’s a scientific fact that gratitude reciprocates.” Charles Laughton: “When you have God, you have a friend, and that … Continue reading

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Getting to

Neil Remington Abramson, a Presbyterian Elder, commented as follows, I have been studying Zen precepts. These are the sixteen Zen Buddhist precepts, equivalent to the Ten Commandments in the Judeo-Christian tradition. The initiate begins by studying the first five and … Continue reading

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Backing

Where one looks to where one might have been and sees the futility in the gaze. Wisdom in accepting accountability for the present. And past. Look through Some history in image Some light

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Value

Didn’t quite understand the message of the Mr. Lube ad, where the mother has her children fake disruption, in order to get an appointment that wasn’t necessary in the first place: Teaching one’s children well…

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Really How To LIve It

Life teaches you really how to live it, if you live long enough. Tony Bennett, in Amy, expressing regret that he did not have the opportunity to advise Amy Winehouse to slow down.

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Enough to just be enough

An adapted comment of Neil Remington Abramson: I wish it were enough to just be enough, because enough is all you really can use. The rest is wasted on mere appearance. There may be no need to travel the world, … Continue reading

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