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Enlightenment For Schmucks · 7h ago

For Love of the Intangible

  In a quest to find out how other people’s purposes help uplift their life, I posed a simple question in the writing group AllWrite?: How has writing made your life better?  Author Tony Bow...
Enlightenment For Schmucks · 4d ago

Random Sagittarian Bluntness: Uncommon Royalty in Common Places

When I am lost, I look to her for guidance and with a loving hand and gentle but firm words she shepherds us through the darkness of our souls. And when we emerge from our loveless cocoon of...
Enlightenment For Schmucks · 1w ago

Where Storms and Suns Collide

Today as I sat outside drinking Sunday morning coffee and contemplating the day ahead, the wind was blowing and dark storm clouds hovered over the Western skies. In the East, the Sun was mak...
Enlightenment For Schmucks · 1w ago

Random Sagittarian Bluntness: Just Remember

For diamonds are made from intense pressure and gold, unbearable fire. I thank my lineage for fashioning me from stronger things that serve me well. These things come not from the world but ...
Enlightenment For Schmucks · 1W ago

Synchronicity: The Simplifying Sage

*This article includes an affiliate link, which means if you click on the link and make a purchase, we receive a portion of the proceeds.   Three years ago I met a man online and went on a f...
Enlightenment For Schmucks · 2W ago

Random Sagittarian Bluntness: A Sorta, Kind of Fairy Tale

A story about a night, 25 years ago, when what could’ve been a pumpkin of an evening turned out to be everything but that. Once upon a time, there was a girl. Her high school prom was coming...
Enlightenment For Schmucks · 2W ago

Thankfulness: Does It Really Work?

Spoiler Alert: Yes, yes it does. See, a regular Thankfulness Practice switches our seemingly endless worry into a winning attitude. I’ll give you an example. I woke up this morning with such...
Enlightenment For Schmucks · 3W ago

Random Sagittarian Bluntness: She Weaves Wisdom

When I was a kid, I hated getting my hair done, so there are very few kid pics of me as a neatly coiffed youngster. For I, was a proud tomboy. My toy collection consisted of Stomper Trucks, ...
Enlightenment For Schmucks · 3W ago

The American Ideal: True Bravery

  This Memorial Day in the USA I’m pondering the American ideal, the vision that so many brave men and women made the ultimate sacrifice for. We are I believe, under this ideal, meant to bui...
Enlightenment For Schmucks · 4W ago

Random Sagittarian Bluntness: The Roads We Take To Go Home

  Today was more difficult than it was scheduled to be, so I drove. I drove to regain my peace, to think and to feel comforted by the wind in my hair. The car has always been a fixture in my...