Tag Archive | simplicity

The Comforts and Discomforts of Living Inside and Outside of the Box

The Comforts and Discomforts of Living Inside and Outside of the Box


Dearest readers, I recently finished reading an intriguing and thought provoking novel by Celeste Ng, called Little Fires Everywhere. Throughout the story, the author contrasts the life choices of two families. One is a single mother Mia, and her teen-aged daughter, Pearl, who live a nomadic and minimalist lifestyle. The mother is an artist, and […]

Humanity in transition: visions of our future


Dearest readers, My faith in humanity is very strong, even though I am a very solitary person by nature. I feel that humanity has deviated from its natural state.  Some say that we collectively chose to experience a state of forgetfulness, victimhood, or to be humbled through suffering because it was an experience we all […]

Humans seeking noble causes: How to fight terrorism by building character and soul at home


Hello readers, I am always curious to understand why people make the choices they do and why as groups humans respond to problems and challenges in a certain way.  Again and again, I observe people  trying to blame their issues on something or someone outside of personal or collective self.  We all want to belong. We all want […]