Misery’s Reflection

Part of every misery is
the misery’s shadow or reflection:
that you don’t merely suffer,
but keep on thinking about the fact that you suffer.

— C. S. Lewis



In the business world,

the rear-view mirror

is always clearer

than the windshield.

Warren Buffett

I like the rear-view mirror: the things you see in it aren’t rushing towards you…

The Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflections.

Grow Brave by Reflection

I love those who can smile in trouble,
who can gather strength from distress,
and grow brave by reflection.

Leonardo da Vinci

I confess to shamelessly using Jakesprinter’s Reflections challenge to post water pictures, as I simply love water and it’s reflections.

Where Peaceful Waters Flow

What calms you down?
Looking at something natural at a distance, ideally something blue or green: water, leaves, green grass, sky and clouds. When I do that I can instantly stop thinking. It gives me a feeling of peace, of connection, of groundedness, and then I can stop taking myself and my own little problems too seriously.

Whats your favorite fantasy sandwich?
Provided they’re vegetarian, I am partial to all kinds of sandwiches: classic cucumber, grilled cheese and tomato, on occasion even peanut-butter and jelly.

What was your nickname growing up either as a kid or now?
I tend to go by my initial “K”.

If you were a crayon, what color would you be?
If I were a crayon, I’d be a Jaxon 2000 ultramarine blue, which is a highly saturated deep blue, tending to purple. My absolutely favourite colour! 🙂 And the crayons are a dream…

Cee Neuner’s Share your world initiative. And, of course, Jakesprinter’s Reflection challenge.

Sunny Reflections

Reflect upon your present blessings,
of which every man has many,
not on your past misfortunes,
of which all men have some.

Charles Dickens

Jakesprinter’s challenge: Reflections