Victoria NeuroNotes

Into the Gray

“There are years that ask questions and years that answer.” -Zora Neale Hurston


Hey everyone. We’re in the final stretch of 2013 and the holidays are upon us. Could you use a ‘pick-me-up’? I had planned to have a post published this week, but my advocacy work has kept me quite busy so it’s on the back burner for the time being. (Sorry Ned —  Btw, I’ve ‘chosen’ to enjoy the fruitcake. 😛 ) I’m going to be offline for a couple of days, but wanted to bring to your attention this awesome post by Madalyn at Wary Wonderlust a.k.a. Musings of a Muggle in Converse, so I’m reblogging it.  Please be sure to take 10 minutes of your time to watch the David Foster Wallace video within the link on Madalyn’s post. I can’t recommend it enough. Both Madalyn and David are spot on.  Check out the post and see what I mean.  – ღ –

Wary Wonderlust

There are less than two weeks of 2013 left. End of the year holidays are coming and going, along with all the joy and frustration they bring. One of the many traditions being practiced is the creation of New Year’s resolutions, along with the expected failure to uphold the proposed commitments. We humans have a fantastic ability to complain – about the uncontrollable, about others, and about ourselves too. This ability is only matched by our certainty that we would be so happy if only (insert personalized dream solution here) would happen.

The trouble (as we all must admit to ourselves) is that even when we get what we want, problems still abound. I’m not going over anything groundbreaking here, but seeing as we’re still ignoring our own advice, it bears repeating.

For all of their maligned simplicity, our everyday platitudes are usually pretty accurate (even when they’re contradictory). We…

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Author: NeuroNotes

Victoria predominately blogs about religion, and the brain's role in religious type experiences.

5 thoughts on ““There are years that ask questions and years that answer.” -Zora Neale Hurston

  1. lovely, thanks Vicoria


  2. Thanks for sharing! 😀

    If you have to be away, there’s no better reason than advocacy work. Hope you’re enjoying December!


  3. I look forward to reading this Victoria! What a blessing you are to the folks you interact with…enjoy your time off. Refresh, relax and save some fruitcake for me.
    XXOOOXO Michelle


  4. Glad to see you! Enjoy that fruitcake and have a great holiday 🙂


  5. really enjoyed this guest post – still need to click the links, but in the meantime wanted to say – hope you have a great weekend – 🙂 ~Yvette


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