Tag Archives: Suggestions

Essay: On Compassion

Dave Hood “The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.” ― Mahatma Gandhi We live in a world lacking in compassion. The sad reality of humanity is that the vast majority … Continue reading

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“Short Essay On Street Photography”

By Dave Hood “Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.” ― Marc Riboud Street photography is taking unplanned, unposed photographs of people on the street. The street can be any public place, a park, beach, mall, … Continue reading

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Essay: On Hope

“Hold fast to dreams, For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird, That cannot fly.”—Langston Hughes, poet What is hope? Desmond Tutu said, “Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all the darkness.” It whispers, … Continue reading

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Conquering Boredom

By Dave Hood “Is life not a thousand times too short for us to bore ourselves?” ― Friedrich Nietzsche What is boredom? It is an emotion, often experienced when we have nothing to do or lose interest in the person, … Continue reading

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Disengaging from Negativity

By Dave Hood “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” —Winston Churchill Every day of our lives, we are bombarded with negativity. Reading the newspaper, we learn about the most recent murder, … Continue reading

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The Art of Street Photography

By Dave Hood “You don’t make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved.” … Continue reading

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Making Good Use of Leisure

By Dave Hood George Bernard Shaw once said, “The only way to avoid being miserable is not to have enough leisure to wonder whether you are happy or not.” Leisure time is what a person does when not working, whether … Continue reading

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