Time Passes Away, But Slowly

  “Quartering the topmost branches of one of the tall trees, an invisible bird was striving to make the day seem shorter, exploring with a long-drawn note the solitude that pressed it on every side, but it received at once so unanimous an answer, so powerful a repercussion of silence and of immobility, that one … Continue reading Time Passes Away, But Slowly

Grandfathers And Grandchildren

Recently, I performed the stage role of an elderly grandfather for a gathering of my extended family over the Christmas holiday, and enjoyed having the opportunity to express through a theatrical scene, the importance of giving serious consideration to our contributions to the well-being of our family, and to acknowledge both the challenges and the … Continue reading Grandfathers And Grandchildren

Tidings of Comfort and Joy

As 2017 winds down and 2018 approaches, I would like to extend my personal, heartfelt "Season's Greetings" to all of my readers and visitors here at John's Consciousness, and to express my gratitude for the many thoughtful comments and communications from visitors all across the globe. It has been a turbulent and challenging year for … Continue reading Tidings of Comfort and Joy

Auguries of Autumn

November has flown by with a swiftness of a fleeting blink of an eye. The autumn this year was reluctant to begin, with summer-like temperatures holding fairly steady well into October in the Northeast corridor, and the delay in arriving at more seasonal weather seemed to mute the changing colors when they finally began to … Continue reading Auguries of Autumn

The Inner Reaches began in Outer Space

From the June 1962 cover of National Geographic Please have a look at this blogpost I wrote a while back about this amazing American...May he rest in peace.... February 20th marked the 50th anniversary of the day astronaut John Glenn orbited of Earth. He was one of NASA's original Mercury astronauts, depicted in the recent … Continue reading The Inner Reaches began in Outer Space

The Inner Reaches began in Outer Space

From the June 1962 cover of National Geographic February 20th marked the 50th anniversary of the day astronaut John Glenn orbited of Earth. He was one of NASA's original Mercury astronauts, depicted in the recent film, "The Right Stuff." The mission lasted just under five hours, allowing Glenn to circle the globe three times in … Continue reading The Inner Reaches began in Outer Space