RoofTops

RoofTops Creative space isn’t about putting up walls or hiding from the outside world, nor is it a simple desire to be away from people. Creative space is about finding solace and silence in the external world, so that we may adequately listen to our own minds. This can mean different things to different people: …

Foibles Of Fiji

Foibles Of Fiji foible |ˈfoibəl| noun A minor weakness or eccentricity in someone's character: they have to tolerate each other's little foibles. Geckos and Sea Snakes:  Geckos are not harmful. The look like regular lizards and not like the gecko selling Geico insurance. They are actually useful in as much as they eat small insects and …

Gone

Gone It is the knowledge of the genuine condition of our lives that we must draw our strength to live and our reason for living. —Simone de Beauvior Gone from sight but not from memory. In my mind, a picture of you remains. Although, now, more than a body, I cannot touch you. Although, much …

Gratitude I

Gratitude I To educate yourself for the feeling of gratitude means to take nothing for granted, but to always seek out and value the kind that will stand behind the action. Nothing that is done for you is a matter of course. Everything originates in a will for the good, which is directed at you. …

Routines

Even in the best of circumstances, happiness is elusive. We seek pleasant sights, sounds, tastes, sensations, and moods. We satisfy our intellectual curiosity. We surround ourselves with friends and loved ones. We become connoisseurs of art, music, or food. But our pleasures are, by their very nature, fleeting. If we enjoy some great professional success, …

Grateful

Grateful Being solitary is being alone well: being alone luxuriously immersed in doings of your own choice, aware of the fullness of your won presence rather than of the absence of others. Because solitude is an achievement. – Alice Koller It’s Sunday morning outside the first rain of Autumn soaks into a dry, brown earth the …