The Web of Love

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A Life of Virtue: Philosophy as a Way of Life


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The shell of my selfish egotism begins to crack 
What emerges is vulnerability, tenderness and openness -
The possibilities for self-actualization

I enter into a real, an authentic relationship, with the world
I give my gift with gratitude, opening the gates to joy and to bliss

The path to aliveness, the road to true love, presents itself

The "I", the self, slowly vanishes as 
I join with all beings 
in the web of life


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The Wisdom of Being Wrong — Pointless Overthinking

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You can check out a new article I published on the Pointless Overthinking blog by clicking on the link below.

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If only things were that simple. If only events could be packaged into neat containers of ‘right’ and ‘wrong’ or ‘good’ and ‘evil’. Despite our proclivities towards binary and dualistic thinking, life is a whole lot messier. Many circumstances are morally ambiguous and uncertain. Being in this metaphorical ‘grey’ area of not knowing can be…

The Wisdom of Being Wrong — Pointless Overthinking

Living in the Mystery

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A Life of Virtue: Philosophy as a Way of Life

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I mean Negative Capability, that is when a man is capable of being in uncertainties, Mysteries, doubts, without any irritable reaching after fact and reason

John Keats

I wander in a sea of uncertainties, and bathe myself in the unfathomable mysteries of the cosmos.

My mind begs for answers, for direction, for a solid ground to stand on. But my heart, pleads for me to stay on course. To venture onto the pathless path.

Inspired by the work of Shakespeare, the esteemed English poet John Keats coined the term ‘negative capability’ to describe the embrace of the unknown. It speaks to the idea of withholding judgement, and refraining from our desire to seek immediate answers. Negative capability requires one to cultivate a degree of attentiveness towards the world. To let go of our grip, our control, and open up our arms to beauty, grace and truth.

Ourrational thinking…

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