A Spontaneous Meeting with an Old Married Couple

By Adam J. Pearson Today, after I got off my bus, I saw an old man and his wife, both of them with walking sticks.  They were carrying heavy bags and looked like they were struggling.  I asked them if they lived nearby and if they would like me to carry their bags to their…

The Absolute Perspective is That There Is No Absolute Perspective

By Adam J. Pearson The absolute perspective is that there is no absolute perspective. The ultimate perspective is that there is no ultimate perspective. This very perspective is relative; Adam Pearson held and expressed it some indefinite time ago in a room in Greenfield Park, Quebec, Canada in the year 2012. The very nature of…

Hard Compassion: A Way of Seeing and Being

By Adam J. Pearson Compassion isn’t always a shoulder to cry on or a word of support. Sometimes it’s pulling your friend’s  face out of the toilet in which they have been vomiting up their drugs and asking them, “is this the life you want to live?” Sometimes it’s helping a drunken friend walk when they can…

Revel in the Ordinary

By Adam J. Pearson Aspire to revel in the beautiful ordinariness of life. When you find wonder in the ordinary, you’ll discover that the ordinary can itself be extraordinary. Everyday tasks start to take on a new light, a new wonderful quality. Things you do every day, like washing the dishes or making your bed,…