• Sitting on a tree
    Life Lessons


    “Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.” Aristotle Solitude is a 1934 jazz standard by Duke Ellington. According to Wikipedia, the song was recorded 28 times between 1934 and 1942. Personally, I remember the song as recorded by Billie Holiday. I sit and I stareI know that I’ll soon go mad In my solitudeI’m afraid It seems solitude may have a negative stigma. As punishment, prisoners go to solitary confinement and children go to time out. Not only that, nowadays, with so many things vying for our attention, makes it difficult to choose meditation which means: Not scrolling through social media. No watching television…