Category Archives for Musings

Writing for No Reason

Without silence there is no rest, and, without rest, there is no rejuvenation for the body or the mind. In a busy life, filled with never-ending demands and distractions, it is important to establish a space of sanctuary, a moment to regenerate, a time to clear the channel of perception, and especially a time to connect with our inner voice.

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One Word at a Time: A Place to Start

Balance harmony, peace of mind, fulfillment, security friendship, companionship, affection, health and wellness, clear thoughts, success. We seek fulfillment and success in all areas of life. This is a partial list, a place to start. Now create your own list. To start, choose one word to contemplate. Contemplate on paper. Record your insights and your reflections about what each word means to you personally.

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Don’t Wait for Clarity

Don’t wait to start writing until your thoughts are clear. Even a vague notion is a good place to start. In a thick fog nothing is clear, nothing take shape until you approach it closely. Our thoughts do not need to be clear to be pure in their meaning. As you write, your thoughts will clear, and they can grow in clarity, or they can stay intriguing and nebulous, like a half-remembered dream.

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Finding Balance

To find balance between a busy life and the stillness of your core being, learn to harness the power of your thoughts through discipline. “Writing for Insight” is a disciplined action which helps focus your attention. Through this discipline, it is possible to align your thoughts with your intention.

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