Marc Chagall, Homage to Apollinaire, 1911-1912
Meaning

Anti-Hustle Culture

Hustle culture is a lie. It will ensure that you miss the most magical moments in life while pursuing the most menial.

Ford Madox Brown, 1852-6, Jesus Washing Peter's Feet
Mind, Virtue

Reaching Humility

Although a characteristic often associated with the downtrodden, humility is in fact a gift granted to those willing to keep their eyes open to blinding light.

Charles Le Brun, The Fall of the Rebel Angels, mid 1680's
Virtue

A Person Is More Than One Thing

Do not judge. We are so quick to demonize others, when we ourselves hold our own depravities. We all have both darkness and light.

Lorenzetti, Allegory of the Good Government, 1338–39
Exploring Philosophy, Meaning, Virtue

Fervent Fortitude

Fortitude is one of the cardinal virtues that most of us probably believe we understand. It is often called courage, strength, endurance-the facing of fears. But as ever, when discussed as a virtue, it becomes multifaceted. What is true and virtuous fortitude?

Leonardo da Vinci, La Scapigliata, 1506-1508
Mind, Virtue

Forgive Yourself

Instead of the punishing thought process, perhaps we can do better. The final step being, we forgive ourselves. With quotes from Shakespeare, Buechner & more.

Edward Hopper, 1942, Nighthawks
Circumstance, Meaning

To Feel Isolated

Feeling isolated isn’t so much about being alone, as it is about feeling like we are in it alone. With quotes from Jung, Donne & more.