Monthly Archives: July 2019

discipline, diamond, self-control, self-absorption

Self-control and discipline is not easy and takes energy. 7 Endure hardship as discipline; God is treating you as his children. For what children are not disciplined by their father?  Hebrews 12.  But as I am strengthened, so are others. 11 No discipline … Continue reading

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Rilke, once

Everyone once, once only. Just once and no more. And we also once. Never again. But this having been once, although only once, to have been of the earth, seems irrevocable.   —Rainer Maria Rilke In the hopelessness of addiction … Continue reading

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peace of mind

John 14:27 New International Version (NIV) 27 Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid. Meditation for the Day The … Continue reading

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String Protection formula

from Anne Sullivan: Prevention is the first line of defense. Keep your harp indoors, in climate-controlled conditions, and keep it in tune. The sunshine may feel good on your shoulders, but it’s very damaging for your harp.  And NEVER leave your … Continue reading

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Let’s get emphatic about the lymphatic system

The lymphatic system: The lymphatic system is a network of tissues and organs that help rid the body of toxins, waste and other unwanted materials. The primary function of the lymphatic system is to transport lymph, a fluid containing infection-fighting … Continue reading

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Thank you in Aramaic and eyes

Eye floaters are spots in your vision. They may look to you like black or gray specks, strings, or cobwebs that drift about when you move your eyes and appear to dart away when you try to look at them … Continue reading

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Reptiles and sharks

so we think of reptiles as something to be afraid of, which is true, they can eat us and kill us and maim us. A healthy fear. But also, they are living things who are just doing their thing. I … Continue reading

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