Tag Archives: meaning

FMM 4 16 2021 What does it Mean?

“Great literature is simply language charged with meaning to the utmost possible degree.” ~ Ezra Pound. The first time I heard the word ‘paradigm’ used in a sentence, I was mad that I didn’t know what it meant.  The truth is I didn’t much care for the person who said it, and I was mad […]

FMM 6 26 15 A Consequential Life

“Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.” ~ Viktor Frankl  When I was about 12 years old, there was a teacher who made an impact on me, by declaring one of my classmates ‘inconsequential’.  I forget what provoked the comment, but it was handed down in a […]

FMM 3 15 13 The meaning of life

The sight of the night sky filled with stars is enough to stop you in your tracks and wonder ‘what does it all mean?’ I got my first view of a tropical sky, far away from the city lights from the deck of an ocean liner. I was seven years old; the family was on […]