Tag Archive | responsibility

Hope-full?


Hello readers, I remember when I was much younger and my grandmother was still alive, she would say that hope was the foundation of life itself.  Years later, I still think about her words.  At the time, I remember myself passionately in disagreement with my grandmother’s statement.  You see, I felt that to invest in hope […]

WHAT IF? ON FREEDOM…


July 4, 2013 Hello readers, What does freedom or independence mean to you?  To some, it means having no one over yourself to tell you what choices to make or how to behave. To others, it means enjoying the ability to be your true self without censorship, to be able to reach full potential without […]

Bullying, Poverty, and Chaos: Are We Ready for Wisdom and Compassion?


Hello readers, Over the last few days, I watched two dvd documentaries.  One was called “Bully”, directed by Lee Hirsch, and the other “13 Families: Life After Columbine”, co-directed by Nicole Corbin, Mark Katchur, and Steve Lukanic. I am also currently reading “Fall of Giants” about the First World War, and “The Rich and the […]

Guilty Pleasures: How Can We Responsibly Enjoy Life?


Hello readers, A question most responsible and caring people might ask themselves in the complex and globally connected world we live in is this: how can we make responsible choices that benefit ourselves and don’t hurt others? Last night, I watched a children’s animated film “Frankenweenie” directed by Tim Burton.  The science teacher remarks to […]

What is the “Matter” with the Way We Choose to See the “Physical” World? Some thoughts on body, health, mind, and matter


Hello readers, From what I glean about recent findings in quantum physics (an area which always interests artists, innovators, and free thinkers of all areas of expertise) – the world exists only in our minds.  As each particle is named and discovered, we end up realizing that there is endless space inside everything.  Basically, the […]

Help for Dreamers


Hello readers, Yesterday, I attended a book club that is part of a women’s artist support group.  A point was brought up by one of the artists, commenting on the book “The Twelve Secrets of Highly Creative Women: A Portable Mentor” by Gail McMeekin.  The woman in question noted that the author encourages women to […]

Artist: Defender of Individual Liberties


Hello readers, In our hearts, we all crave freedom.  The desire for freedom takes up  permanent residence in a corner of our beings, bumping up to the desire for security.  In the heart of the artist, the need for individual freedom is more often than not stronger than the need to assimilate into the group and be […]