quote: David Bowie

i watch the ripples change their size but never leave the stream of warm impermanence

meditations

“Luck Is What Happens When Preparation Meets Opportunity”   I was having a conversation over the weekend at a friend’s birthday gathering. We were discussing housing in Luxembourg, and the fact that a lot of first-time buyers can’t actually afford the housing in the city.  I mentioned my own housing situation and the fact that…

lessons from a tree

if you feel like you’re losing everything, just remember that trees lose their leaves every year, and they stand tall, content, waiting for better days to come. JojoBean xx Written and photographic content is © All rights are reserved.

inspirational quotes: Marcus Aurelius

“Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.” Along with the quote: “Be the change you want to see.” Which has been falsely linked to Mahatma Ghandi (even while it remains an excellent precept to live by, in my opinion), put me in mind of a recent public discussion…

taking courage in being disliked

have the courage to be disliked   I love this notion – because, in my opinion, it simply means that the less value that you place on other peopoles’ opinions – of you, your actions, and/or your words – then the more freedom you will have to make (life) decisions based on your needs, desires…

learning to listen

listening deeply is the key to understanding. for when we have taken the time for things, and get to know them, only then, will we have a better understanding of them.

acceptance

Accept the things to which nature binds you and let life unfold as it will, but for each breath you take, do so with your heart.

love storm, by D.H. Lawrence

Many roses in the wind Are tapping at the window-sash. A hawk is in the sky; his wings Slowly begin to plash. The roses with the west wind rapping Are torn away, and a splash Of red goes down the billowing air. Still hangs the hawk, with the whole sky moving Past him–only a wing-beat…

advice from a tree

one of my sisters sent me this today – it really cheered me! hope you have a blessed day too!   JoJo xx