(Aphorisms from Rob Sterling copyrighted 2017. Please contact us for permission to use any of these.)
I have gotten to the point in my life where I prefer to enjoy a moment rather than understand it.
Consciousness is only vaguely aware of the life which touches it.
Consciousness is an after thought.
Concern has an appetite for misfortune.
I’ve always felt uncomfortable with condolence.
I do not want to think about the logistics of life unless there is an element of morality attached.
With perfect balance comes power.
– Rob Sterling
My Sorrow photo ©H.H. Silver; 2013
…between fingertips of time
love slips through
as a strange thread –
-D.G. Dal Ponte
Strange Thread photo by DG DalPonte
Poem ©DG Dal Ponte 2014; all rights reserved
Photo ©DG Dal Ponte 2014; all rights reserved
MORE APHORISMS BY ROB STERLING
~ Aspirations, not the accomplishments, are the measure of humanity. Allowing others to define one’s goals is a disability.
~ Freedom remains the ideal and never the reality as long as those policing inequality are in bed with the market place.
~ Redemption is born from guilt on the wings of hope. It may occur in a variety of aspects without cause or effect, without contrition or purpose. Often, we recognize it in an emotional response to some ‘other’.
~ Redemption is that second chance to feel the earth beneath your feet or the wind in your face. It arrives with all the grace and responsibility of a newborn.
~ I have a pair of wings for every occasion. They are transparent, of course.
~ The world becomes inverted when Mother Nature speaks with a cynical voice. The cynical voice of Mother Nature fawns fascination with the monster.
~ As soon as consciousness develops to the point where we can put our selves in the shoes of others, morality gains a foothold.
~ There is nothing like a journey with a thrill in the beginning, middle, and end.
all above aphorisms ©Rob Sterling 2014; all rights reserved. Please email for permission to use in any form.