I realize that I am a Creator more than anything else in the world. More than any of my labels I identify with this one the most. So March is the moment for creation, budding green underneath the dreary rain. So, here's a neat quote to start off my adventure, "Life is a great big canvas; throw all the paint on it you can." (Anon.)
March 2nd: I finished and submitted a review/summary of the webinar (about Digital Preservation) I attended back in December. It was 4 pages long!…Continue
Gandhi 'got' the buzz. He said, 'Consciously or unconsciously, every one of us does render some service or another. If we cultivate the habit of doing this service deliberately, our desire for service will steadily grow stronger, and it will make not only for our own happiness, but that of the world at large.'
Yep, you guessed it. A great way to raise the planetary vibe is to get out and help others. When we give of ourselves to others-…Continue
With my depression beating me about the head and ears this month, I'm glad I took 29 days to Give to myself. Just consciously Giving my Self a break made the situation a bit more bearable.
Feb. 28th: I took my last hour of work and attended a lecture called "Jesus: One Man, Two Faiths", in which was discussed Jesus' role in both Christianity and Islam. You'd be amazed how similar the esteem two hold the same man, especially when you hear all the time how different they…Continue
And two more days of self-giving after this...
Feb. 25th: TGIF, right? I gave myself a day of music from Mumford & Sons & The Beatles, two bands which tend to lighten my mood no matter what. I also brought down an lamp for my work desk to add even more light to my office. Granted, I have a window seat, but the more the better when I'm recovering from a bout of winter depression. I have a list of "leadership duties" that have upcoming duties, but on Friday I gave…Continue
I thought, at the end of January, I had escaped the Winter Doldrums- that sinking sense of Depression that only the Cold Dark weather can settle on one's chest. This a.m., Ani DiFranco's song "Grey" describes my mood perfectly.
"the sky is grey, the sand is grey, and the ocean is grey. i feel right at home in this stunning monochrome, alone in my way. i smoke and i drink and every time i blink i have a…Continue