Once a gauge for how charitably life was treating me, my expectations had become as pointless as my appendix.
Expectations: a mission statement for psychopaths
We humans are cursed with a bad habit. We […]
Love is where you are not.
It would bomb as a pick-up line, but it’s a concept of love worth pondering. They are the words of Jiddu Krishnamurti, a renowned spiritual teacher who travelled the world in th […]
Love is not for the faint of heart; at least not the kind that’s got any staying power. Staying in love can often be the hard part.
I had the jeweller engrave the round gold pendant with the words ‘ […]
Knowing someone for a long time doesn’t mean you understand them. In relationships, familiarity can actually make a mess of things. Disregard history and listen to someone you love as if for the first t […]
Miracles are not about wishing. They are about seeing, and they’re all around you. Just pause for a moment and see for yourself.
This is often my response to witnessing a breathtakingly beaut […]
John Ptacek wrote a new post, Labels – suck the life out of anything with just one word, on the site LivingNow Magazine 4 years, 5 months ago
“The day you teach the child the name of the bird, the child will never see that bird again.” – J Krishnamurti
Labels obscure the beauty that lies beneath them. With just one word, we can suck the life […]
That voice in your head, the one that tells you to:
Hit the snooze bar one more time
Spit off the roof of a tall building
Gossip about a coworker
Stop living in the past
Have one more cookie […]