Not Traveling Through Eden

Not Traveling Through Eden

The older I get, I seem to become less wise (if I ever was), and less tolerant of foolishness. The irony of that doesn’t escape me. In my mind I’ve constructed a world where everyone does what they are supposed to do, where everyone is diligent and considerate, where you don’t have to hide that […]

A Splash of Color and a Promise: Tale of the Cardinals

A Splash of Color and a Promise: Tale of the Cardinals

“If I…forget all I have learned, it is not so much myself that I feel I will be letting down. It is them. The flies and the bee, the river and red bird…all of them who have worked so hard to open my heart and expand my sight. I never lived inside my own wilderness […]

just stop talking…

just stop talking…

just stop talking it was a thought that had two minutes in the sun i can’t breathe around you here it’s only just begun just stop talking not sure you know love didn’t die today how many words do you need to not know what to say just stop talking it doesn’t change your fear […]

Learning to Change May Not Be What You Think

Learning to Change May Not Be What You Think

Something that really blessed me this week was when a dear friend said, “Just wanted to send a quick hello and a wish for a decent day with some special hugs from nature’s beauty somewhere along the way.” We’re touched by love and beauty in so many ways. Learning to allow that to change us, learning […]

The Angel from the Fire

The messenger found me in the bitter winter of my exile; she found me frozen into the grotesque layer over my soul, the kind of ever more intransigent imprisonment that feeds on fear, pain, disillusionment, and darkness. Razor sharp shards of once glassy brightness littered the landscape, mercilessly still glittering in the fading light. I […]