The Lake House

“The world is little, people are little, human life is little. There is only one big thing — desire.” ― Willa Cather, The Song of the Lark You have a special place in your mind. We all do. Deep within the wellspring of mind, under the faint footprint of consciousness exists a space where thought is formed. […]

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The Current Life

“The river is everywhere.” ― Herman Hesse, Siddhartha Nature lures us to seek truth. It has been done for countless ages. For as long as the human race has existed, we have looked to the natural world for meaning and for knowledge. We’ve traveled by stars, navigated oceans by winds and currents, and in doing […]

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Dust

“Pulvis et umbra sumus.” ~We are but dust and shadow~ ― Horace, The Odes of Horace It’s as if she’s still here. But, she’s gone. Life.. Life is fleeting, along with everything in it. All that we cherish. All that we love. All that we hate, and all that we may take too serious, or […]

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A Creative Life

“In a time of destruction, create something.” ― Maxine Hong Kingston Creation… The word itself is more much than just a combination of random letters. It evokes a spark of the human spirit. It is the hot ember of the fire that we all carry with us. From creation we are all born, and it […]

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Nostalgic Newtons

“Nos·tal·gia (n): A feeling that lingers long after the taste is gone.” ― Jenim Dibie, The Calligraphy of God Some things seem to exist in our world for no other purpose than to remind us of years gone by. In a sphere of nostalgia, where we all find ourselves at times, we dwell on what […]

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The Pecan Tree

“Some moments are nice, some are nicer, some are even worth writing about.” ― Charles Bukowski, War All the Time We’re all given a spark in life. Some say this starts with conception. Perhaps this is the beginning. Regardless, this is life, and the spark we are given is the beginning of a journey that […]

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Soul Eclipse

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about.” ― Rumi Thoughts are like water, cascading into a timeless pool of choice, decision, want and need. But the first thought was never like […]

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Attention.. Your 8 Year-Old Self is Crying

“Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it” ― Gautama Buddha You’ve lost something. We all have. It happened as you aged. Somewhere along the road of life, at some point, it slipped out of your pocket and fell to the ground. You didn’t even […]

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Take Your First Steps… Again

“Begin, be bold, and venture to be wise.” ― Horace My son wakes me up every morning. Normally sleeping beside me, it is his smile that I rise to. This is the energy I wake up with each day. But the morning holds a magic far beyond what most may realize. Mornings are our most […]

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How Authentic Are You?

“When truth is replaced by silence, the silence is a lie.” ― Yevgeny Yevtushenko We come to a place here where if not for our own reasons, we’re prompted by either outside or internal forces to do or say things that do not fall in line with our true nature. This prevarication of the heart […]

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