How to Experience an Experience

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt It’s a funny way to title a post, I’ll admit. But it sums up the method by which we all experience life. We “experience” experiences. And […]

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The Year Life Began Again

  “One clear moment, one of trance One missed step, one perfect dance One missed shot, one and only chance Life is all…but one fleeting glance.” ― Sanober Khan Life has a precious timing. This inner mechanism often lies sleeping, woven into the fabric of being, beating alongside the heart. But it has a pulse […]

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To Choose, or Not to Choose…

“There is always something to lose. But maybe more to gain.” ― John Christopher, Beyond the Burning Lands Decisions, decisions, decisions… Decision dwells deep. It rests in a place within the heart and mind, and once entered, opens up to all cosmic possibilities, outcomes, quantum mechanics… the butterfly effect. It can make a man crazy […]

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Legends in the Well

“Of all the words of mice and men, the saddest are, “It might have been.” ― Kurt Vonnegut A subtle peace exists within us. It is like a well. Deep and often dark, this well houses much of our inner longing. It is here in this space of stillness where one can find light amid […]

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Trying on A New Year

“It’s never too late to become who you want to be. I hope you live a life that you’re proud of, and if you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start over.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald So much can be said about beginning a new year, a new decade and […]

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Balloons

“I suppose real old age begins when one looks backward rather than forward.” ~ Mary Sarton It is said that in the beginning, man was one with eternity. All aspects of life were contained in one being, the feminine yin and the masculine yang, both perfected, knowing all, witnessing creation as a watcher of infinity. […]

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The Missing Myth

“When we lose our myths we lose our place in the universe.” ― Madeleine L’Engle The allure and raw, visceral essence of life is ever present in our natural world. We see the seasons change slowly and rapidly. We witness the sky darken and brighten daily, waking with the sun and sleeping with the moon. […]

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Make it with Gravy

“Only when the last tree has been cut down, the last fish been caught, and the last stream poisoned, will we realize we cannot eat money.”― Cree Indian Prophecy The heart of the world is not one powered by humans. It is the beat of life, powered by all life. We often forget this, or […]

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A Brief History of the LIKE Button that you Probably won’t “Like.”

Take a long look at the past decade. Particularly, look at how social media has changed. And, if you really look closely… Look at how you’ve changed along with it. I’ve been on Facebook for 11 years. It began simply. I was fleeing the horrid MySpace platform which had grown out of control. Facebook was […]

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Mr. Sanders

“The most complicated skill is to be simple.” ― Dejan Stojanovic The simple is often overlooked. These beacons of light that are taken as too common to shift our attention are all around us, yet we pass among them so blindly that even our shadows remain oblivious to the pureness of the simple. In a […]

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