How to Make More Time

The Birth of Time Painting Alex Levin

Time is not something that we have. It’s something that we make. Unless we look at it this way, we may never have enough time for the things we want to have enough time for. Making time is an art and it takes a lifetime to master it. The trouble is that by the time … Continue reading How to Make More Time

Valentine’s Day with… Fernando Pessoa — 14 Quotes and Reflections

The Lovers by Rene Magritte

“We never love anyone. What we love is the idea we have of someone. It's our own concept—our own selves—that we love.” Fernando Pessoa was not what most would call a romantic. He never married and had few if any relationships. His Book of Disquiet, from which all these quotes are taken, isn't the most … Continue reading Valentine’s Day with… Fernando Pessoa — 14 Quotes and Reflections

About the Small Things

boy drinking water detail

Brushing teeth. Drinking a glass of water. Washing hands. Making a pot of soup. Life is made of small things like these. Isn’t it a pity to perform them mechanically, thinking of other things? To do them just because we have to do them? For most of my life, I went on doing these things … Continue reading About the Small Things