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Welcome to Mindful Monday! Each week I try to examine new or sometimes old things about myself. I have found that being mindful encompasses the act of being watchful, aware, wary, heedful, alert, careful, or attentive, in whatever area in my life I feel it applies to, as I attempt to live in the present.
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This poem, as well as the prologue after the asterisks, resemble the Morose Monday poems…
One thing that can be said about both Morose Mondays and Hope Fridays is that while the ‘personal may be poetical,’ the poetical is not purely personal. 580 more words
When you are ready, your pain at your loss and at the loss another has felt in their own selves, will change.
When you are ready, the fury and anger you inflicted on yourself will cool, and the steam will rise to an empty space, where you will never have to fear its wrath again. 459 more words
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Thirty spokes unite around the nave;
From their not-being (loss of their individuality)
Arises the utility of the wheel.
Mold clay into a vessel;
From its not-being (in the vessel’s hollow)