Aristotle on Passion vs. Intelligence

My reading adventures take me to most breathtaking places on earth. That’s why I wanted to share with you one of my latest tours to Greece, famous for giving us the myth of Narcissus and Echo, the myth of Eros and Psyche, the myth of Medusa and Perseus, the myth of Sisyphus and his eternal … Read more

Our Reading Life Favorite Quote, October 30, 2023

I’ve heard the news that Apple is going to release a journal app. If you’re an iPhone lover and excited about this new release, I’ve got just the book for you. It’s titled Life’s Companion: Journaling as a Spiritual Practice. Here’s my favorite quote from that book, “My journal is my life’s companion. The format … Read more

Why I’m Not Going to Buy a Computer

“Terrified of being alone, yet afraid of intimacy, we experience widespread feelings of emptiness, of disconnection, of the unreality of self,” Sherry Turkle wrote while reflecting on how computers affect our awareness of ourselves, of one another, and of our relationship with the world. “And here the computer, a companion without emotional demands, offers a … Read more

Our Reading Life Favorite Quote, October 28, 2023

I recently found myself rereading The Book of Disquiet and fell in love with this paradoxical but deeply truthful quote by Fernando Pessoa, “We have what we renounce, for we conserve it eternally intact in our dreams, by the light of the sun that isn’t, or of the moon that cannot be.” If you like … Read more