Blossom in puddle Analogy incarnate How quickly joy fades
Somehow I got lost along the way. This year will be about rediscovering that old path from which I took untold deviations. A healthier, purer, more natural path.
“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.” Mark Twain
Today is the 25th anniversary of the end of communism in Slovakia (formerly part of Czechoslovakia). My wife was a student of psychology at university in Bratislava when the students were told to take to the streets to protest. She was there when their old world ended and capitalism took over. I can’t even beginContinue reading “Czechoslovak revolution 25th anniversary”
We alone are responsible for the gloomiest of our lives. The world is grey because of our blandness. Life seems pallid? Change your life, head for the cabins. In the depths of the woods, if life remains dreary and your surroundings unbearable, the verdict is in: you can’t stand yourself! Make the necessary adjustments. ConsolationsContinue reading “Give your best…”
Sometimes the beauty of nature just stops me in my tracks. For a fleeting moment, all worries and concerns disappear and I’m left awestruck, mesmerized. We go through life so obsessed with artificial minutiae, regrets over the past and anxiety over the future, that we often forget to just stop and enjoy the magnificence ofContinue reading “Carpathian rainbow”