Monthly Archives: May 2012

What is life? [heart and more heart, with age just a number, per George Harrison]

See especially timeclock 4:19 to 5:05 of youtube below about Harrison’s opinion on aging as soulfully deepest youth enjoyed  — * http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0uVnKjv4fK0&feature=related * * http://www.lyricsfreak.com/g/george+harrison/what+is+life_20059135.html * * * * * * * * “Back when …”           …  our stars of nearly half … Continue reading

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the Gestalt [opening up] of being you

http://www.lvrj.com/living/living-full-life-means-facing-risk-of-vulnerability-154689515.html * * * http://www.ted.com/talks/brene_brown_on_vulnerability.html?c=214143 * * * * * There’s no way around vulnerability. Do you want someone to know you before you die? Then you have to share your heart. Really share it. And, when you do, your … Continue reading

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Our WWII 442nd Regimental Combat Team enlistees [part of America’s “Greatest Generation”] born 1922-1925

Our 442nd boys born after 1920 typified by Dan Inouye and Uncle Willy/Bill Okino Thompson of Hilo Waiakea Houselots, both born in 1924, are arrogant [monoshiri/tengu] because DPI [DOE] chief Oren Long 1889-1965 [Kansas granger/common folk hero] made it Long’s … Continue reading

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Ode to a person suffering from Depression

Steven Kalas:   Empathy means “to enter the pathos [pain].”    Compassion means “to suffer with.”    We choose  a path of penance to  reaffirm any value we lost, in our walk in redemption.   True humility is in acknowledging that we all are … Continue reading

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The head denies suffering, so the heart suffers even more

http://www.lvrj.com/living/lifes-journey-includes-pain-of-suffering-69506497.html * * * Authentic introspection doesn’t explain suffering. It courageously acknowledges it. “Life is suffering,” said the Buddha (The Four Noble Truths). “Pick up your cross and follow me,” said Jesus. “If I make my bed in hell, thou art … Continue reading

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Gulliver’s gloomy outcome or Robinson Crusoe’s utopia? [Graham Ellis & Kalapana Seaview Estates are Utopia]

My Robinson Crusoe in Graham Ellis and Kalapana Seaview Estates  [Bellyacres — belly over in laughter from indescribable joy  —  S.P.A.C.E.]    — * http://onthepahoehoe.com/recreation/hawaii-needs-s-p-a-c-e/ * * * * * * * * * http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gulliver%27s_Travels#Major_themes * * * * Major themes … Continue reading

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this indifferent world

Contempo existentialism postulates that one must make his and her own values in an indifferent world. One can live meaningfully [free of despair and anxiety] in an unconditional commitment to something finite, and devotes that meaningful life to the commitment, … Continue reading

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