It All Begins and Ends in Your Mind
Oct06

It All Begins and Ends in Your Mind

  At night, wanting to sleep, a thought slips into mind. That's where it begins. Resistence is low, so the thought comes and goes. Mostly however, it hovers there, in the back of the mind and grows. Taking control, gaining power. It has that sort of power that keeps sleep at bay, as if allowed. Then, realizing that, and not wanting that, it's the thought that is let go from the mind. No longer in the mind… where it...

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Wake Up Friend
Jun22

Wake Up Friend

Wake up, friend… “Midnight is another planet! When the clock strikes twelve and if you are asleep, wake up, friend, and discover the beauties of this new planet: Discover the silence; discover the tranquility; speak to the owls, speak to the moon; greet the hedgehogs and disappear in the midst of the mists!” ~ Mehmet Murat ildan   image source (CC BY 2.0): “Dark Woman” by SenoX 66 on...

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Trouble Is You Think You Have Time
Sep19

Trouble Is You Think You Have Time

#midnightthought — Budda. So many thoughts. So many times quoted. This single thought, however, could be the basis for an entire book: “The trouble is, you think you have time.” When you're young, time is of little concern except for those life events such as approaching holidays, birthdays, parties, dates, and a multitude of other personally anticipated times. This quote is not about those times… If you're...

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Being Without Leads to Problems
Sep12

Being Without Leads to Problems

This should be a #midnightthought… Most of the problems in life are because of two reasons: We act without thinking or We keep thinking without acting. Put another way… being without leads to problems. Are you guilty of either? Charge me with both counts… but unlike years past, both situations have greatly improved!     image source:...

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Furniture That Does Tricks?
Aug24

Furniture That Does Tricks?

#midnightthought To a cat, people are just furniture that does tricks. To a dog, people are… well… the photo says it all.       about the cat image (CC BY-SA 2.0): “Cat on Head” by Paul Stein on Flickr “…they've been a team for a few years. You can find the Catman near events and popular spots in NYC.” about the dog image (CC BY 2.0) “Buddha dog” by SuperFantastic on...

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A Place For Robots
Aug17

A Place For Robots

File this one under Midnight Thoughts. You know what…? Mars IS populated entirely by robots! Public domain image by NASA, via Wikimedia Commons Comment inspired by Shower...

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Invented Worlds
Aug16

Invented Worlds

This image is being shown to you because it pretty much represents a midnight thought or even a dream thought. It's a place that exists only in your mind, thanks now, in large part, to the creative mind of Oriol Jolonch.   Oriol is an artist with a natural gift to create invented realities. This scene is just one that resulted from his imagination. As a photographer and digital media artist, he creates an alternative view for the...

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Make Mistakes
Jul27

Make Mistakes

#midnightthought — “You are supposed to make mistakes – that's life.” Have you ever tried explaining this to your teacher when you failed that test? Have you ever tried explaining it your parents…? Have you ever tried explaining it to yourself, time and time again… until it makes sense? Because, once you get out of school, move out on your own, get into relationships… you'll learn that making...

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Continuous Small Treats
Jul03

Continuous Small Treats

#midnightthought “One of the secrets of a Happy Life is continuous small treats.” Iris Murdoch agrees. She is credited with that midnight thought, not me… I'll grant her that, as for me, I'd rather have continuous small...

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The Mark Of An Educated Mind
Jul01

The Mark Of An Educated Mind

#midnightthought — It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. ~...

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Chaos In Your Soul
Jun30

Chaos In Your Soul

#midnightthought — with those two recent unsettling posts, it's time to get back to my roots with a true midnight thought… No commentary, just a pure, unadulterated image quote! [wait… was that “commentary”…?] You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche       source: Jaclyn K on Inspiration via...

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The Moonless Midnight of the Mind
Jun24

The Moonless Midnight of the Mind

#midnightthought — Desconhecido. That's Portuguese for “unknown” or “stranger”… apply that to our mind, our midnight thoughts, and to the friends we think we know, but really don't. As you do, reflect on this Dean Koontz quote: “Sometimes there is no darker place than our thoughts, the moonless midnight of the mind.” But should it be like that? I mean, should it really, really, be like...

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Flipping Channels
Jun21

Flipping Channels

Sometimes I feel like my mind is flipping channels! Don't you experience that too? Cluttered up with so many thoughts, focusing is a struggle at times. Whether it's something we've learned to deal with, something that rescues us from eternal boredom, or the worst… being forever idle minded! “60 Thoughts” by Liol has captured it so well…   source: 60 Thoughts by Liol...

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What Lies Within Us
Jun21

What Lies Within Us

It's barely past the stroke of midnight and my mind is still whirling with thoughts. Imaginative thoughts. Some worth sharing, some not. Most for another day and time. This one is dedicated to those who discover some of their greatest ideas in the mid of the night – often an inappropriate time for troubling thoughts, a welcome time for creative ideas… Always an appropriate time to reflect upon life and to realize what...

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A Good Rest Is Half the Work
Jun19

A Good Rest Is Half the Work

It's approaching the actual hour of Midnight. So just before I throw myself into bed tonight to welcome the rest the mind needs, here are a couple of quotes on ‘Rest‘. Here too, is a great image for you… How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then rest afterward. ~ Spanish Proverb A good rest is half the work. ~ Proverb Sometimes the most urgent and vital thing you can possibly do is take a complete rest. ~ Ashleigh...

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The Hair on Your Head
Jun19

The Hair on Your Head

Hair, and Control. Regarding hair: Either you have it or you don't. Regarding control: Either you have it or you don't. But that hair…? Let it serve as a reminder that you can't control everything. Your hair was put on your head to remind you of that! Then does it follow, that when you lose all of your hair, you've lost all...

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