I think about mother earth a lot. In fact, one of my resolutions for 2019 is to start doing kitchen composting and take our compost to the nearest commercial compost site as frequently as we have to. So I thought it would be fitting to end the year with a plea for our planet.
You know what I did. Also, I've got the year-end fizz. I'm mostly always line 2 and every other line and sometimes line 1 creeps in.
It has come to my attention that I've messed up my count. I find that mess up both predictable and terribly amusing.
I'm trying real hard today and the second truth of Buddhism is feeling particularly true..."the root of all suffering is desire"...
As a student of anthropology and a lover of literature, I'm often curious about how language passes along our histories.
To negate all those reasons we come up with for self-loathing, here are some reasons to love yourself.
I make a promise to myself to resist urges of complacency, to adopt new technology even when I think "what I have is already working" so that I may never wake up one day and realize the future's "email" technology is beyond my grasp. I see so many people who failed to adapt 20 years ago to a technology that was already widely embraced. As we approach 2020, I also promise to be patient with those who are starting to try because I will be them some day.
I read this disturbing article today about our nations alcohol problem. Healing starts with awareness.
While I agree that humans need breaks and play, I also believe that it's easy to fall into a loop of constant gratification through escapism.
Creative enthusiast, gregarious naturalist, opinionated activist, RYT 200. Amy Kay Czechowicz completed a poetry challenge for 2018 and 2020 by posting an original poem daily to this blog. She writes here occasionally to drop nuggets of wisdom she picks up along her way. You can read her poems and posts by clicking and exploring below!