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To Be Full Of God

Wherever you are,
Whatever you’re doing,
You can take in the life in front of you –
see it,
listen to it,
feel it.
Truth is only this. 110 more words

On Presence

Zadie

This week, I found out there are people who don’t know I’m a hopeless Zadie Smith fan. And, worse still, there are people who read books but do not know Zadie. 1,015 more words

Non-fiction

On Beauty and Sociopaths

As an exercise I’ve decided to think through the connections of two texts I’ve recently read: Adam Kotsko’s Why We Love Sociopaths: A Guide to Late Capitalist Television… 1,180 more words

When it’s not all about me, life becomes brilliant;
When life is about life, the beauty that shines through is dazzling;
When life is just seen as it is – it’s perfection is seen.

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On Presence

CR: On Beauty by Zadie Smith

So, your favourite piece of book blogging trash has returned! Following the elation, emotional rescue service and existential crisis of results day (no, I wasn’t expecting to write midnight essays on education either), I once again have the energy to  373 more words

Books

Silence

“When one tugs at a single thing in nature,
he finds it attached to the rest of the world.”  John Muir

Silence requires a bit of solitude,

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LOVERS' SERIES: ARABESQUE - FEMALE COUPLE

Oil on canvas, 60 x 36 inches

Is intimacy a component of art? Is love universal regardless of same sex? How does a painter convey love? 8 more words

Figurative

almostrational reblogged this on Almost Rational and commented:

Not another person in the world expresses love more beautifully that Newberry. Michael, I love you, man!