Canada is using art to build bridges with Syrian refugees, while the rest of the world builds walls… – http://wp.me/p2G6tR-3zIT
I’ll thank Vimeo for this suggestion: Personal Growth from Samuel Jacques on Vimeo.
Now, I don’t mean this kind of poison… I think it’s what Nelson Mandela said: “Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.” I’m seriously giving this quote a lot of thought. Trying to find solace within myself.
I have elluded talking about myself here, in this humble little blog. I’ve hidden behind reblogged posts and musical choices. Even in the fact that I put myself a limit of 180 words to write something approaching honesty, that says a lot about where I’m coming from. Highlights from the past year: the end ofContinue reading “200 words of honesty”
We’ll be ok, so very ok. Better than ok.
Sean: So if I asked you about art, you’d probably give me the skinny on every art book ever written. Michelangelo, you know a lot about him. Life’s work, political aspirations, him and the pope, sexual orientations, the whole works, right? But I’ll bet you can’t tell me what it smells like in the SistineContinue reading “But you presume to know everything about me because you saw a painting of mine…”
Jules: If my answers frighten you then you should cease asking scary questions.
Originally posted on for the love of hope:
For those of you who don’t know, I’m what they call a “people pleaser” at the core of my nature. I spend way too much of my time and energy thinking about how to make people happy even if it makes me sad; if I absolutely have…
Originally posted on Honk If You're Vegan:
When my husband and I went vegan, my dad remarked, “I think it’s okay to eat meat because Jesus ate fish.” This stumped me. I didn’t know how to respond because my dad is a devout Catholic and a good man who lives in accordance with his…
Find the ocean.
A pin dropped, a prayer spoken.
“Keep your head and your heart in the right direction and you`ll never have to worry about your feet”. Found on a manager`s coffee table, while I was waiting for him. Photo by Duffboy
Last year, I believe, I got to meet and interview best-selling author Mick Ukleja. I am kicking myself for not sharing this great moment in this blog. At the time of the interview, he had been 7 times to Guatemala. More of a pleasure visit instead than just business, right? Well, it`s never been justContinue reading “Living behind guarded gates: an interview with Mick Ukleja”
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference. Living one day at a time; Enjoying one moment at a time; Accepting hardships as the pathway to peace; Taking, as He did, this sinful world as it is, notContinue reading “Grateful for the wisdom”
We’ll not take it for granted. A Duffboy six-word memoir