The Ever-learning Spirit

The Ever-learning Spirit

On three occasions yesterday, I was reminded of the importance of maintaining a studied relationship with one’s greatest student, the self. A favorite mantra of mine, adopted from Michelangelo, is “Ancora Imparo.” Translated into English, “I am still learning,” or “Yet I am learning” is a phrase that often serves to remind me of the…

autumn musing

Autumn Musing

Autumn, it seems to me, is the perfect season to begin turning ever inward. As the days become shorter and night’s embrace arrives earlier, the abundant distractions of the external world are less available. Not one to turn to the television for diversion, I welcome the natural changes that seem to invite more of a…