After I wrote my last post on Contentment, many memories of my past life popped up during my morning reveries and this one grabbed my attention for quite some time. When you read the lyrics, you will see why. This is a song written by John Lennon of The Beatles in the eighties.
When I was younger Living confusion and deep despair When I was younger Living illusion of freedom and power When I was younger Full of ideas and broken dreams (my friend) When I was younger ah hah Everything simple but not so clear Living on borrowed time Without a thought for tomorrow Living on borrowed time Without a thought for tomorrow Now I am older The more that I see the less that I know for sure Now I am older The future is brighter and now is the hour Living on borrowed time Without a thought for tomorrow Living on borrowed time Without a…
When I attempted to write this post, I ran into a writer’s block and thought it best to look for quotes to inspire me. The quotes inspired me to cheat as one of my maxims is why reinvent the wheel ?
“I have great faith in fools – self-confidence my friends will call it.” ~ Edgar Allan Poe
“You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I hope someday you’ll join us. And the world will live as one.” ~ John Lennon
“Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.” ~ William Shakespeare
“The man with insight enough to admit his limitations comes nearest to perfection”~ Johan Wolfgang Von Goethe.
“There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.”~ ~ ~ Paulo Coelho
“What one meets with in life is destiny. How well one meets it is self effort. ~ Chinmayananda
This week’s 2 on 1 was chosen by me. When I suggested it, the other participant Shackman was quite enthused to have a go at it as in his words “I am virtually devoid of those so this will be interesting.” As usual, he was being modest. Please do go and see what he has to say about the topic.