All posts by rgsmith

A Perennial Quest

Humankind is always looking for evidence of life’s continuation. Some people say “I don’t know,” some say, “No way, this is it.” And others wonder and hope there is something beyond this life. Many accept through faith, the promise of a heavenly reward. To me, the All That Is in his/her wisdom has left clues for the curious and proof for the discerning, that life never ends. Nature is the key. Trees and plants and bushes seem to die every fall. They lose their form…

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A different view from a picture window.

Recently, at night, I concentrated on the darkness outside my picture window. Darkness has never bothered me for it is only the absence of light and when you bring light to anything dark, there is an explosion of clarity, wonder, understanding, and opportunity. As I looked into the black void beyond the window, I sensed atavistic prayers, grants of forgiveness and regrets for past thoughts. I quickly realized these pleas were my echoes and not from others. There were no judgments in my intense gaze,…

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Little Things

I saw something beautiful the other day. It was a front door of a home. The color was a soft, yet brilliant dark, penetrating red. Its energy moved me to the point of overwhelming pleasure. It was beautiful. Inviting. I wanted to enter the door, but it wasn’t mine, so I left the vision with appreciation instead. Color is the Feng Shui of the mind. Color releases inspirational endorphins and awareness. Colors motivate personal action into the realm of intention. In that modality, all things…

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Here’s why

You are right; I haven’t posted very much lately. Every day, every hour it seems that Donald Trump is saying something false, or lying, or attacking someone or something that doesn’t deserve it. Our country is more divided now than it was in most of our lifetimes. There are other reasons, but Trump is the great divider and many are blind believers. I stopped posting every day because if I did, “The Donald” would be the constant subject that I would want to write about…

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