Blog Posts - Contemplation



Pacific Solitude

“I felt once more how simple and frugal a thing is happiness: a glass of wine, a roast chestnut, a wretched little brazier, the sound of the sea. Nothing else.”― Nikos Kazantzakis, Zorba the Greekmusic+imageThanks for visiting, please...

Seeing Ourselves

“…seeing the glory of the Lord as though reflected in a mirror…” 2 Corinthians 3:18 NRSV When we look upon Christ and His glory, in a very real way we are seeing ourselves. What we see in Him is God’s desire for each and...
by Living in the Reign on Feb 4, 2016

What Makes Artificial Intelligence So Uncanny?

Robots are a phenomenon that have been a science-fictional creative outlet for as long as the genre existed. They're mainly symbolic of the future, but ironically enough, they replicate the fundamentals of human nature more than you would think. A lo...
by HP's Blog of Wonder on Jan 25, 2016

Silent Light

One of the first things I notice during and after a snowstorm is the silence. Part of it, I suspect, is the dampening effect the blanket of snow has on ambient sounds, but another part of it is the lack … Continue reading →...

ALL HAIL MACBETH: My 1st Time At An Indie Theater!!!

“To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow,Creeps in this petty pace from day to day,To the last syllable of recorded time;And all our yesterdays have lighted foolsThe way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle!Life's but a walking shadow, a poor pla...
by HP's Blog of Wonder on Jan 18, 2016

Have a Blissful New Year!

Hey lovelies, I wanted to take a moment to wish you all a blissful New Year’s Eve and prosperity and joy in the coming year! I am not big on new year’s resolutions, but I do enjoy reflecting on my life and future at this time of year. I h...
by Tantrachick on Dec 31, 2015

How Should Parents Raise Their Children?

There is no set agenda to how a parent is supposed to set regulations for their children. The only case in which such an idea is legitimate is if there are particular outcomes a parent is trying to avoid for their child. Setting rules without the pro...
by HP's Blog of Wonder on Jul 15, 2015

How Much Power Do Words Have?

Words are the main form of communication between humans. They help establish a sense of understanding between individuals. However, the way words are defined vary according to each person. This is because of their particular upbringing, and/or events...
by HP's Blog of Wonder on Jul 15, 2015

Finally Found What We Were Looking For

Quenching that Spiritual Thirst I have been keeping up  my regime of getting more spiritually fit – went to mass and then a meeting. I have also been doing a lot of walking too (approx 5 miles a day). Although I still blog on the neuropsycholo...

Après la pluie … Le beau temps: La contemplatation

Après la pluie… Le beau temps La contemplation Recueil de textes à méditer. Chaque texte révèle un message, une émotion. Un même texte peut prendre un couleur différente selon notre état d’âme. Raymond Viger   Dossier Croissance pers...

INTRO TO MANDALAS: Sacred Circles Art Therapy book excerpt

An excerpt from The Mindful Word’s first volume in its Art Therapy Coloring Book Series, Sacred Circles Mandala Coloring Book. “Each person’s life is like […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www...
by The Mindful Word on May 20, 2015

The Blessed Palm Sunday at RICA

Yesterday was a long journey but it’s all worth it! Finally, after 3 hours drive, we see the Regina Rosarii in Tanay, Rizal (Philippines). My family and I celebrated the Palm Sunday mass yesterday in Regina Rosarii Institute for Contemplative i...
by Womenality on Mar 29, 2015

The Artistic Art of Aging Artistry

I had decided when I was 14 that I would dedicate myself to being a part of the performing arts. It was mainly because of this indie film I got from Red-box that made me realize that movies don't have to be blockbusters, and can touch people's hearts...
by HP's Blog of Wonder on Mar 1, 2015

The Philosophy Of Existence: How Do You See The World?

I personally do not prefer the use of labels to identify people and the depth of their being, but in some instances it can be very helpful to determine the type of person you are by what you choose to define yourself as. This can either be beneficial...
by HP's Blog of Wonder on Jan 19, 2015

I'll Never Be Sober

On January 10th, one of the most artistic music videos (ever seen... by my heart) was released on Youtube. Click here for the video.The video was for Childish Gambino's song "Sober" from the "STN MTN/KAUAI" mixtape EP ensemble. The production al...
by HP's Blog of Wonder on Jan 14, 2015

I'll Never Be Sober

On January 10th, one of the most artistic music videos (ever seen... by my heart) was released on Youtube.The video was for Childish Gambino's song "Sober" from the "STN MTN/KAUAI" mixtape EP ensemble. The production alone is filled with a serie...
by HP's Blog of Wonder on Jan 14, 2015

National Anthem (Short Story)

National Anthem    The most unique feature to a person is their eyes. If no two snowflakes are the same, then no two perceptions of those snowflakes can resemble either. But for the longest time Nemo felt as if nothing matters, living...
by HP's Blog of Wonder on Nov 22, 2014

Dreads VS. Locks

On my way to my next class, a girl walked up to me and said, "Excuse me, are these dreads or locks?" Instinctively, I replied that they were locks. She then asked, "Well, what's the difference?" My response: "...there is none." But this is inaccurate...
by HP's Blog of Wonder on Oct 13, 2014

Contemplation: The Story of This Painting

The story of the painting, Contemplation, by Steve Henderson at Start Your Week with Steve: Autumn is an unusual season — one of joy and thankfulness, because we celebrate harvesting the hard work of summer and spring, yet also one … Cont...
by Middle Aged Plague on Sep 30, 2014

Shouting into the Void.

  I shout into the void. There is no answer. I shout again. And, again, hear not a sound in return. That is the nature of a void. But this void is made of whispers. A deafening sound that roars in my ears, and I realise that they are not whisper...


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