Nothing stays the same. Things change.

During difficult times in my life, I have reminded myself that today is not forever. In fact, I used to keep this message on my refrigerator door to remind me of this fact. It gave me hope during bad times and was a warning during good times.

Tibetan meditation master…

It’s still here.

The past is never dead. It’s not even past.”

William Faulkner

Faulkner was onto something important when he made that statement. …


Sages across the ages

Most people don’t want advice, but that has never stopped philosophers and writers or parents or grandparents or teachers or our friends from giving us advice. More palatable than advice is wisdom. …

I’m on the inside now

The Scoop on Secret Societies

Knowledge, power, belonging

Now that I have been inducted into The Secret Society, I am anxious to learn all the Society secrets such as the oath, the rituals, a secret language, the secret handshakes, symbols, knowledge, and rituals. Do we meet at midnight under a…

Some are easy, some are not.

Are you bored? Are you stuck in a rut? Is every day the same ol’ same ol’?

If you are you unhappy with your life right now, there are ways to make it better. Try any one of these suggestions and see if it makes your life better.

Quarantining, the move to online work or school, the isolation required to stay…

Chill out!

Test for Seniors

You may not have been one of the popular kids in high school or college. Popularity and being cool at that age was generally based on physical appearance, wealth, fashion, sports, the right friends, skills such as acting or singing or playing an instrument, or your family connections.

The standards…

My Advice: Take It or Leave It

I’m not giving you advice because I think I know it all and want to tell you what to do. …

Another Day Down the Drain

Time’s a wastin’

To-day is thine to spend, but not to-morrow; Counting on morrows breedeth bankrupt sorrow: O squander not this breath that Heaven hath lent thee; Make not too sure another breath to borrow. Omar Khayyam

Another day wasted. Nothing accomplished toward your goals. Another day gone forever. We think we will…

On Being Human

Our bodies, ourselves

The body is a private thing. It belongs to us. We identify with our body and sense ourselves within it. Our body is us. We cannot separate who we are from our bodies. It is for this reason that humans are so concerned about their bodies. We…

Historical Evidence

Do not open until 2120

How can we document this year and quite possibly The End of the World as We Know It?

In light of this momentous year, I propose that historians create a time capsule, sealed, and interred somewhere safe with a marker that says Do Not Open Until 2120. …

Laura Mohsene

Lover of Literature, History, Writing, and People.

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