This is the season of changing colours and winds of winter’s coming. It is a perfect time to read Sonnet 73 by William Shakespeare, which uses natural metaphors of decline and decay to speak of aging and transitions. Autumn, fading sunset, twilight, and glowing fire remind us that love grows stronger, more profound as weContinue reading “Sonnet 73 That Time of Year with William Shakespeare”
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Sunday Evening Reflection with Mary Jo Malo
Tonight, as I look out into my city that is embracing the night, I feel a sense of solidarity that comes from the lights that shine in the darkness. In a time of uncertainty, we continue to meet challenges together, as a community. In the darkness, there is light. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe onceContinue reading “Sunday Evening Reflection with Mary Jo Malo”
There is a time to move on. That is what my grandmother told me many years ago. It is how we move on that makes life interesting, productive, meaningful. We cannot change time, or the season. What we can do is embrace the present, to honour the moments that are given and affirm the poignancyContinue reading “Moving On”
“We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.” Anaïs Nin I have often thought of this quote by Anaïs Nin – not in the context of a writer, but in the framework of a photo. Ever since Joseph Nicephore Niepce clicked the first photo in 1814, humanity has been beguiled byContinue reading “Stopping Time”
…and the time came when the risk it took to remain in a tightly closed bud became infinitely more painful than the risk it took to blossom. Anaïs Nin (1903 – 1977)
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