Eight Billion.. and One

People are more connected to each other than they could possibly imagine. According to people who count the heads on this sphere, apparently over eight billion human beings–people–are living and breathing, waking and feeling, suffering and loving on this little blue sphere of ours; billions of sentient creatures all scurrying about, staking their claims on […]

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Sparkle

“So the unwanting soul sees what’s hidden, and the ever-wanting soul sees only what it wants.” ~ Lao Tzu Some of us brave the world, others hide. Some get by with little effort, while their neighbors struggle to live. Despite this struggle…People affect the changes they wish to see in the world, yet they cannot […]

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Lands of Life

“The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.” ~ Augustine of Hippo I often think about traveling, moving. The destination, whether here or there, makes little difference. The reason is simple. This reason dwells upon wanting to move, to have motion; a motion of life.. an active involvement […]

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To Become

“They both listened silently to the water, which to them was not just water, but the voice of life, the voice of Being, the voice of perpetual Becoming.” ~ Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha I saw a picture of the above photo the other day as a social media post. I stopped and stared at it for […]

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Face Value

I often speak of the heart. This sacred organ is unlike any other in the body, with attributes that are more intangible than one might realize. The heart is the gateway to the mind. Most tend to think of the brain as being the center for thought, consciousness and emotion; full of electrical signals and […]

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