Day 52 Praus…

One of my favorite BTL practices I lead is based on today’s topic, praus.  Praus is a Greek word that translates as meek or gentle. A word study, however, reveals a much richer meaning of praus than our Western mindset applies. Praus means “properly temperate, displaying the right blend of force and reserve (gentleness); strength in gentleness; avoids unnecessary harshness, yet without compromising … Continue reading Day 52 Praus…

Day 45 Freakin’ magic in the making…

One of my passions is art, specifically great masterpieces by artists such as Michelangelo, Caravaggio, Monet, and Seurat, to name just a few. And if I spend time at The Met or The Art Institute, I want to know that the beauty I am taking in is the real deal. The original, not a reproduction. … Continue reading Day 45 Freakin’ magic in the making…

Day 33 God and Arthur…(and Groundhog Day)

This morning Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow so I guess we’re in for another 6 weeks of winter. Conversely Buckeye Chuck did not see his shadow so may the best groundhog win! One of my favorite movies is Groundhog Day with the incomparable Bill Murray starring as Phil Conner, a self-centered/other controlling TV weatherman who … Continue reading Day 33 God and Arthur…(and Groundhog Day)