Capsule wardrobe? Thumbs up! Monochrome dressing? Thumbs up! Black as the monochrome? Thumbs down! I would love to read the “science” on this but dressing in unrelieved black may not work on a long term basis for naturally optimistic people. Here is what I learned.
Lent is one of the true 4o day challenges. It seems most fitting that I begin my second 40 days of my 100 Day Challenge at the start of Lent. While many people focus on the “abstinence” focus of the penitence that is required during the season of Lent, abstinence is not the only penitentiary form. Lent seems ready made for Mimimalism.
I promised my favorite picture from the Museum of Art, Architecture and Design in Oslo. Click through to see it! Blue, blue, blue!
While green may be the color of jealousy, yellow is the color of greed. Yes, jaundice may occur to the innocent but in adults, it is seen as evidence of greedy excess. Midas may live in a golden world, but eventually greed catches up with him. Yellow is also, for odd reasons, the color of the media.
“love that is graceful and green as a stem” – Leonard Cohen
Green is not my favorite color to wear, but it is my childhood favorite color and it is the color of love.
Sunday is the perfect day to think about what I am willing to do to be part of a community. We use this word, “community” to describe the global tribe comprised of Sexual Minorities. I imagine that many people in the Sexual Majority use it to describe the group of people who live in their town, but I know we all use it to describe our membership in a tribe.
The life I live with others should reflect what I believe, this is Integrity. A frustration with the lack of honesty, of reality, in the world around me can be an invitation to deepen my alignment between what I believe and how I live.
I am attending the 168th Episcopal Diocese of Texas Council meeting in Galveston today. I haven’t attended a big church meeting like this before, but I have been to plenty of conferences, so I know what to expect. However, the word for today is Peace.
As a gift from Evernote this New Year, I received a free Audible copy of Marie Kondo’s book “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing“. This is a bit ironic because several of my Evernote files include things like “declutter my Evernote”. While I am not generally troubled by hoarding of physical things, I have a real problem with digital files. Continue reading “Simplicity: Day 21”
Listening to other people talking about seeking the “real”, I hear lots of people mention that they are pulling away from Social Media. Common complaints about social media include the careful curation that stimulates FOMO and social comparison. Continue reading “Social: Day 3”