Tag Archives: Temptation

WHEN TEMPTATION COMES TO KNOCK

When temptation comes to knock, do not get up– nor even simply stir to squawk, “Who’s there?” For it is said the true root of unhappiness is mere desire. . . And in this case, yes, where there’s smoke, there’s … Continue reading

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SAILING NEAR THE SIREN SONG

Stop. Recall what day you do now live, and what hour of the clock. When long at sea, the sun gets hot. The wind will whip the boat will rock. The rain pours wild, and sometimes violently– So, when you … Continue reading

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WHEN YOU DARE TO SNEAK A PEEK

You think there’s no one there to look– So, you dare to sneak a peek– Beware though- whatever else you do, and by all means, do not blink! Direct your stare every which way– and do a sweeping double take, … Continue reading

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THE SIS OF NARCISSUS

Vanity will get you nowhere. . . Funny. . . it’s considered an amenity to have the opportunity to be tempted toward insanity under the mirror’s glare.

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TALK, TOUCH, LISTEN

Talk. . . Touch. . . Pause. Listen. . . Allow that moment of contact so much to glisten. . . without comment no cognitions to assist foment– Just F-E-E-L. . . and wait a stretch. . . the fullness … Continue reading

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