Wednesday, November 25, 2009

New Direction for Blog! Epithets of Wisdom

No one will accuse me of not being prolix at times, so I aim to amend my logorrheaic ways with a new direction for the blog: epithets of wisdom.

Here's today's:

Follow the light you have.

It seems like everyone's heard this but we need to be reminded now and again. Here is my verse (as opposed to poetry) to commemorate this piece of wisdom:

Follow the light you have.
Do not pray for more.
Always the fearful brave
See light under the door.


I've been well for so long now, nearly a year-and-a-half, that I do not feel impelled to write about mood disorders. But if you wait long enough, manic-depression is a recurrent and incurable illness, and I always aim to please!

Thine in Truth and Art,

Craig Erick


  1. Normal day, let me be aware
    of the treasure you are.
    Let me learn from you, love you,
    bless you before you depart.
    Let me not pass you by
    in quest of some rare and perfect tomorrow.
    Let me hold you while I may,
    for it may not always be so.
    One day I shall dig my nails into the earth,
    or bury my face in the pillow,
    or stretch myself taut, or raise my hands
    to the sky and want, more than all the world,
    your return.

    ~Mary Jean Iron~

    Yellowed with age on my fridge, the above has served me well. : )

    Loved your Thanksgiving photos on glad it was a lovely time for all. Keep staying well, friend.

  2. Aw, you quote made me think immediately of Taylor.

  3. It was on my fridge before Tay was born...but it makes me think of him, too...and your Rachel, others loved and lost.

    As I said, it has served me well. : )


    Are you batting down the hatches for the coming storm? Sure hope we get lots of rain , but not the wind. : ) First Friday in December is usually fun in Fort Bragg...hope to see you two out and about.


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