|Time & Tide|
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Saturday, June 17, 2017
Saturday, June 10, 2017
Friday, June 9, 2017
"The experience of research takes place as a struggle with the mystery of reality, according to the partial but original perspective offered by the scientific method. In various ways, scientists are moved by the hope of grasping the order and direction of the natural world, taking account of it in the cosmic context in which we live, and catching sight of the possible unity of the universe behind the multiplicity of forms....
Saturday, June 3, 2017
Sunday, May 28, 2017
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Saturday, May 6, 2017
Do you know what it means to be struck by grace?
We cannot transform our lives, unless we allow them to be transformed by the stroke of grace. It happens or it does not happen. And certainly it does not happen when we try to force it upon ourselves, just as it shall not happen so long as we think, in our self-complacency, that we have no need of it.
"We are born of love. Love is our mother" --- Rumi
Mothers, love em, hate em, and love em still in the end. Through and through. I know I'm a week ahead. So Happy Mother's Week, then.
Monday, May 1, 2017
Sunday, April 23, 2017
The Philippines was colony of Spain for about three hundred thirty three years. Yes, 333 years! 333 years divided by 20 years, for every generation, equals 16.65 generations.
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Are we real? What if we're just a dream? A meme? Or looped replay of a song created by a civilization long gone? What if we’re living in a computer simulation?
Sunday, April 16, 2017
Field trips are fun. I haven't joined one in a while--- for about a year.
|Fellow hunters of good angles, light, food and laughs.|
|Happy feet are feet on field trips.|
Monday, April 3, 2017
The Arrival tells a universal story of immigration. The story is about a man leaving his home to find work and support his family. The "graphic novel" conveys messages of solitude, alienation, and hope in a foreign land.
Saturday, April 1, 2017
“If one wanted to crush and destroy a man entirely, to mete out to him the most terrible punishment,” wrote Dostoevsky, “all one would have to do would be to make him do work that was completely and utterly devoid of usefulness and meaning.”
Party's over, West. Asia is the new center of world. And Asians will no longer play coy about who should rule this part of the world. Move aside pale ghosts of our colonial masters. We are stepping up.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Saturday, March 25, 2017
After the Oscar mix-up, following the Brexit vote, FBI Investigation, Fukushima meltdown and the series of surreal events, will we finally witness some normalcy (please supply definition here)?
“Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books that are now written in a very foreign tongue. Do not now seek the answers, which cannot be given you because you would not be able to live them. And the point is, to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps you will then gradually, without noticing it, live along some distant day into the answer.”― Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet
Monday, March 20, 2017
"Error is continually repeated in action, and that is why we must not tire of repeating in words what is true." --- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe