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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


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


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



“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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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


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!