When The Words Fail

Sometimes in life we go through bouts of failure. No inspiration, the chips are down. Maybe you’ve lost a friend or a loved one. Maybe you’re behind on the rent. But whatever you’re going through? Never stop writing. Never stop creating. Find those things that mean the most to you. Let them inspire you. Dig…

An Observation by George Carlin

The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings but shorter tempers, wider Freeways, but narrower viewpoints. We spend more, but have less, we buy more, but enjoy less. We have bigger houses and smaller families, more conveniences, but less time. We have more degrees but less sense, more knowledge, but…

Marriage

               R.M. ENGELHARDT, 2015

Some Day

  “Some day, after we have mastered the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity,…we shall harness the energies of love. Then, for the second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire.” Unless humankind discovers this fire, and uses it to burn away everything that blocks the changes that must…

Altruism and the New Enlightenment : An interview with E.O. Wilson

I think we are ready to create a more human-centered belief system. I realize I sound like an advocate for science and technology, and maybe I am because we are now in a techno-scientific age. I see no way out of the problems that organized religion and tribalism create other than humans just becoming more…

Time

“Time is very slow for those who wait; very fast for those who are scared; very long for those who lament; very short for those who celebrate; but for those who love, time is eternal.” ~ Shakespeare

Only Once …

“Only once in your life, I truly believe, you find someone who can completely turn your world around. You tell them things that you’ve never shared with another soul and they absorb everything you say and actually want to hear more. You share hopes for the future, dreams that will never come true, goals that…

                      The cigarettes you light one after another won’t help you forget her. ~ Frank Sinatra