Tao Te Ching Day 62: Teaching With Out Words

We went to the river today. The weather in Georgia has been hot and cold; today has been a cool and pleasant day. It is nice to get out in nature, be amongst the trees, the rocks, and the water. It speaks in a way that no person could. Nature gives instruction with out utteringContinue reading “Tao Te Ching Day 62: Teaching With Out Words”

Tao Te Ching Day 52: Inflammation

There is an inflammation of the self that begins upon any great endeavor. Not an inflation of the ego but an inflamed sense of being, an agitation to the pressure of the process as it unfolds, can be seen as growing pains. It’s like any process that requires growth. We must undertake the responsibility ofContinue reading “Tao Te Ching Day 52: Inflammation”

Tao Te Ching Day 17: The Feminine

I can be a difficult person to live with, I can also be a very warm and comforting presence. What decides the way I am unfortunately ends up being outside forces to often. Is the house a mess, I am a mess. Was I unable to sleep, I am restless and irritable. Has the dayContinue reading “Tao Te Ching Day 17: The Feminine”

Interview and Book Review W/ M.D Poole Author of “Salt & Light: Being The Hands and Feet of Christ.” Out Now.

Salt & Light: Being the Hands and Feet of Christ By Matt Poole   This is a written interview with author Matt Poole.  Questions have been given by Matt Whiteside   Q:  Tell me about what inspired you to write this book? A: I’ve seen the destruction both physically and spiritually that officers face first-hand.Continue reading “Interview and Book Review W/ M.D Poole Author of “Salt & Light: Being The Hands and Feet of Christ.” Out Now.”

Life is Freaking Long. #WritingCommunity #FridayFeeling

I was out working today on a new project and I looked around as I was sitting in traffic. There was a man riding a motorcycle in slacks and dress shoes in front of me, like a cowboy on a work release program, it didn’t quiet fit. I was struck with the thought, we wasteContinue reading “Life is Freaking Long. #WritingCommunity #FridayFeeling”

“A Relationship Worth Saving” #writingcommunity #sundayfunday #sundaythoughts

All of life is spent in relation to something else. The way my fingers are in relation to the keys of my keyboard express the letters that in relation to each other form words. So everything is in relation to everything else such as my eyes and body are capable of perceiving light produced byContinue reading ““A Relationship Worth Saving” #writingcommunity #sundayfunday #sundaythoughts”

What’s The Point?

What is it, what is the fucking point of pushing and pulling striving and straining?  Moving at a pace that seems frantic all for what? Who are we trying to impress? What are we trying to earn? Trying to be better than what? What are we?  Where is the standard?  I know a lot ofContinue reading “What’s The Point?”

“Thy Will be Done” Guest Blog by Matthew Poole #WritingCommunity #WednesdayWisdom

Matthew Poole joins the Blog again with another thoughtful piece. Follow Matthew on facebook@ https://www.facebook.com/authormattpoole and Twitter @https://twitter.com/MdpooleA His Book “Salt and Light: Being the Hands and Feet of Christ” is available this Septemeber.   I recently shared a poem/song I wrote in 2004. My wife and I had been married for a year and tryingContinue reading ““Thy Will be Done” Guest Blog by Matthew Poole #WritingCommunity #WednesdayWisdom”