Jung in Memories, Dreams, Reflections writes of the mentally ill, “What actually takes place inside the mentally ill?”
Pictures for Easter
Originally posted on New Hampshire Garden Solutions:
After reaching nearly 80 degrees last Monday, on Wednesday we woke up to this. Who says Mother Nature doesn’t have a sense of humor?
I saw some daffodils blooming before the snow fell.
I also saw some beautiful reticulated iris (Iris reticulata). These miniature irises are early bloomers and an excellent choice for rock gardens, especially when planted with a miniature daffodil like Tete-a-Tete. The reticulated part of the name comes from the net-like pattern on the dry bulbs.
The Forsythia has just started blooming. Soon we’ll see it on every street in town. Such an uncommon display by a common, often ignored shrub.
One of my favorite cultivated spring flowers is striped squill (Puschkinia scilloides, var. libanotica), which is a spring flowering bulb planted in the fall. It seems amazing that an ordinary white flower could become so extraordinarily beautiful just by wearing a…
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what is difficult or oppressive, or challenging about life, at least for me,” speaks Jean Thompson in Ploughshares.
In an interview with Ploughshares editor-in-chief, Jean adds, “Here is the world that I filter through my instrument of writing and try and make sense of it in an aesthetic way.”
Irene, many years ago I ran, now I walk. Over time and on certain times, both offer highlighted pleasure. Regardless, I think our thoughts to extend to moving corners of our mouth. Great post!
Originally posted on Reflections and Nightmares- Irene A Waters (writer and memoirist):
a beautiful sunset,
a beautiful view,
even a nice meal will give me pleasure. Dancing gives me immense pleasure as does going to the theatre, listening to music I enjoy and meandering around art galleries (most of the time).
Pleasure is probably the opposite emotion to pain. Epicurus, a Greek philosopher, defined it as the absence of suffering. Unless you are a masochist you’d have to agree with his definition.
Pleasure can be artificially created with electrical stimulation to the brain and of course drugs both illicit and prescribed can give a sense of pleasure. The one that I have…
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I bet the bird is thinking spring, in spite of appearances
In retrospect, I once had plenty of time. I think it is becoming scarce, but I don’t know that with certainty. I know I am not going to live as many years as I have lived. There is a tension to this. Sadness, a little fear. Productive.
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