6:40am sunrise at 59th Place in LA

The problem with “You should be doing better,” is that we become convinced that we don’t naturally excel or strive, seek or care. We come to believe that without tyrannical exhortation nothing good or excellent would ever happen. It is a lie. We are made to excel, strive, seek and care. If excelling, striving, seeking and caring were punished by death, we would do it anyway .  ..John Anderson, Ph.D

The problem with “You should be doing better,” is that we become convinced that we don’t naturally excel or strive, seek or care. We come to believe that without tyrannical exhortation nothing good or excellent would ever happen. It is a lie. We are made to excel, strive, seek and care. If excelling, striving, seeking and caring were punished by death, we would do it anyway .  ..John Anderson, Ph.D

6:43am sunrise-NOT from 4th Street in Santa Monica

Let us learn, then, from those in search of what they have not been able to find and hold in the press of humanity around them: peace of mind, gentleness of heart, calmness of spirit, daily joy. Those who are mastering the art of flying solo and soaring to their highest human potential. Who have come to understand that to know and to love and to be of value to others, they first must know and love and value themselves; that to find their way in the world, they have to start by finding themselves.  …Lionel Fisher

Let us learn, then, from those in search of what they have not been able to find and hold in the press of humanity around them: peace of mind, gentleness of heart, calmness of spirit, daily joy. Those who are mastering the art of flying solo and soaring to their highest human potential. Who have come to understand that to know and to love and to be of value to others, they first must know and love and value themselves; that to find their way in the world, they have to start by finding themselves.  …Lionel Fisher

6:49am sunrise from 59th Place in LA

Keep your behaviors positive because your behaviors become your habits.   Keep your habits positive because your habits become your values.   Keep your values positive because your values become your destiny.  …M.K. Gandhi

Keep your behaviors positive because your behaviors become your habits.   Keep your habits positive because your habits become your values.   Keep your values positive because your values become your destiny.  …M.K. Gandhi

6:53am sunrise over LA from Modjeska Place in Mar Vista

We must re-learn to be alone. Instead of planting our solitude with dream blossoms, we choke the space with continuous  music, chatter, and companionship to which we do not even listen. It is simply there to fill the vacuum.  …Anne Morrow Lindbergh

We must re-learn to be alone. Instead of planting our solitude with dream blossoms, we choke the space with continuous  music, chatter, and companionship to which we do not even listen. It is simply there to fill the vacuum.  …Anne Morrow Lindbergh