The “Now”

Dear Reader,

I am sorry for having no reflections this Sunday.  Nothing that flowed from within me achieved the capacity to be worth your time.  Perhaps, because I lived in the present last week, experiencing only the “now” to the best of my ability.  While I am not claiming to have attained what Abraham Maslow is said to have stressed in his Personality Theories, I aim to hide my week-long attempt behind the following pronouncement of his: “The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.”

I remain with the hope not to have disappointed you too much and to once again being able to delight in the privilege of  your visit next week.

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4 responses to “The “Now”

  1. You have a very good point when it comes to long texts for our reading. While I understand and am aware of the turn-off – regardless of the content, I still tend to write rather lengthy essays. As for my poems, however, the ones I like the most happen to be short. Happy to know you found a read-ably brief text on my site. Thanks to Abraham Maslow, that is. Welcome again!

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  2. I have a real difficulty reading long passages or essays. I can’t seem to concentrate past a dozen lines or so. It is not a matter of thinking that it might be boring or no interesting, I just don’t get along with the eyes very well. Perhaps the glare of the screen. So I tried to find something shorter here and found this. 🙂
    I did scan the link to Abraham Maslow and found that interesting.

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  3. Kathy Salloum

    Brilliant writers need time to reflect! We are glad you choose to “be” – not just “do.”

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    • I cannot even imagine to accept such an astonishing compliment, dear Kathy. But still it is a unique experience in terms of feeling good about it. You have my heartfelt thanks for your kind and generous heart (and forgiving eyes during your reading of my words).

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