Life Adventures, Philosophy

Sharing the Same Experience – Part Four

At my meditation class my dear instructor always begins by drawing a large circle to illustrate there is a universal “real” world that is considered truth. I suppose I am a difficult student because I can’t yet wrap my mind around that concept. I chose these images at random. If I asked you to look… Continue reading Sharing the Same Experience – Part Four

Amazing Today, Life Adventures, Philosophy

Sharing the Same Experience- Part Four

  A friend asked if I was a cup-half-full or a cup-half-empty guy. I quickly answered that my cup was neither because it was always gushing over its brim. Then I realized that if most people’s excitement level never varies between zero to three out of ten, mine usually hovers constantly around twelve. Using the… Continue reading Sharing the Same Experience- Part Four

Amazing Today, Life Adventures, Philosophy, Tales of Imagination

The Neon 3

The sun had fallen. Stars had not quite sprinkled the sky.  The old man fought his way to the door of the corner market amidst impatient cars dodging into empty parking stalls. Inside the market, tiny-wheeled grocery carts manned by grumpy shoppers whizzed everywhere without traffic regulations.  One shopper bumped the man's cart while another… Continue reading The Neon 3

Tales of Imagination

The Four Leaf Clover

"Did you know if you find a four leaf clover it will bring you good luck?" Little Damarus excitedly told the old man, Harry Duley. Harry loved to joke with the kids in the neighborhood and couldn't resist messing with Demarus's brain. "I see a four leaf clover right there," Harry said, pointing toward the… Continue reading The Four Leaf Clover

Tales of Imagination

The Apple Experience

A jewelry customer thanked me for my services, then excused himself to go to his car.  He was a fruit vendor, and returned with small bag of apples. He reached into the bag, pulled out a large greenish-red Gala, and handed one to my wife and another to myself. "Do you like apples?" He began… Continue reading The Apple Experience

Life Adventures, Philosophy

In a Galaxy Far Away

In a galaxy far away, a flower may be sunning itself by a small stream as water trickles across the pebbles. Although I might never see that flower, the vision is easier to imagine than a universe in which we are its only life forms. From the immensity of the cosmos, it seems more plausible… Continue reading In a Galaxy Far Away