Publications

Love Is As Love Does

“Love is action. It is conscious striving for the beloved. It is willful thoughtfulness properly planned and executed.”

Published on Gratefulness.org on February 13, 2018

I Am Not Good

It is not who I am that distinguishes me from him, but who I want to be. It is not my Nature that makes me different, but my Aspiration.”

Published in the Medium Publication “Be Yourself” on February 4, 2018.

On Busyness

“The opposite of Busyness is not sloth, but stillness: Modern man requires incessant activity because he fears stillness.”

Published on Thrive Global on November 21, 2017.

At the Tip of Time’s Arrow

“These three – responsibility, power, and gratefulness – must work in tandem and harmoniously complement one another. Let everything we do be permeated by the realization of our default and extraordinary position at the tip of Time’s arrow, at the summit of evolution.”

Published on Gratefulness on October 30, 2017.

Planet Utah

“Utah is another planet.

This is no hyperbole: Southern Utah has the greatest concentration of natural wonders in the world!”

Published on the HuffPost (US Edition) on February 20, 2017.

Day and Night

“Once in awhile, it is good to meditate on this idea while observing the starlit night sky, to feel how rare in the universe is a living planet with light and sounds, and living entities with eyes and ears and hands and minds.”

Published on Gratefulness on January 30, 2017.

Aliveness

“We are all alive; but how Alive are we?

Breathing, eating, and sleeping, places us in the category of living organisms of the animal kingdom. We all pertain by default to this being-aliveness. We exist, we are alive – still.”

Published on Gratefulness.org on September 7, 2016.

The Magical Arabia of Our Childhood Imagination

“Just as I was about to proclaim the disappearance of the Arabia of the imagination, there she was: the Queen of all medieval cities, the heir to the magical world of the 1001 Arabian Nights.”

Published on the HuffPost (US edition) on September 6, 2016.

 

Japan the Magnificent

“Japan is the only country currently living in the twenty-second century. So, if one wants to see a positive version of the future of humanity, a glimpse of the planet after all of us will have passed away, Japan is the place to visit.”

Published on the HuffPost (US edition) on July 27, 2016.

The Honey of the Shoeshiner

“Through his skillful work, like a busy bee, he gathers with each perfect shoeshine the nectar of the visible and transforms it into the Honeycomb of the Invisible: into a perfection of work and an achievement that resides in a domain that is outside this world. Although his work is in the world, it is not of the world – it transcends it.”

Published on Gratefulness on July 25, 2016.

© 2018 Nicos Hadjicostis