Quote of the Month
Beware the barrenness of a busy life.
I particularly liked this quote this month. First because I had never
heard a quote before by Socrates and I was always curious. :-) And then
because it seems to me that it still holds true after so long. I do
believe that the real truths in life are constants and never seem to
Of course there are times in life where we
have deadlines and have to be busy. But it seems to me too that to
choose that too often or to choose live a "busy" life, to me, it leads
to a sense of emptiness. And not enough time to think about life. Just
repeating the same patterns and not being able to see the forest for
the trees. Keeping things in balance is important too, as are making
time to slow down and even do nothing, meditation, and slow days with
friends and loved ones. Without all that, I can see where a sense of
barrenness would come in.
So this made sense to me this month and I decided to share it with you here,