Cruel Nostalgia

“Perhaps home is not a place but simply an irrevocable condition.” ― James Baldwin, Giovanni’s Room All travelers know a place speaks to them. In some small way, every place has something to tell us; to whisper a secret into our hearts when the moment is right. Some of us have traveled the world twice […]

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Secret Talks

“To realize that you do not understand is a virtue; not to realize that you do not understand is a defect.” ― Lao Tzu All secrets are spoken within the heart, conversations that open the world within to be seen by all. We talk because we wish to know life. I wish to know the […]

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The Good Fight

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt In life we often think about our goals, our dreams and our ambitions. We focus on these often at times, sometimes not so often, other times not at all. Sometimes we lose sight of them in our busyness, being […]

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Start

“And suddenly you know: It’s time to start something new, and trust the magic of new beginnings.” ~ Meister Eckhart The picture here is one of my most vivid memories. It is ingrained in my mind, branded upon my heart and lives as a signpost of change; a threshold to be crossed mindfully, one that […]

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Equinoxes, Eclipses and the Madness of March

“A lot of you cared, just not enough.” ~ Jay Asher I’ll keep this short… Something is in the air. Something that comes riding the dry wind. It is a mist of petrichor that lives among the dust, following the wind, though this wind swarms the Earth; dark at times, though it holds light. This […]

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Remember the Carnival

“You can only lose what you cling to.” ~ Buddha In Latin, the word “Carnival” means “Farewell to the Flesh.” It is within this form of thought that we find the earliest pre-fast celebration. It is on this day, Fat Tuesday, that we celebrate, remember and look forward to a time of fasting, a time […]

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On Purpose

“As long as I am breathing, in my eyes, I am just beginning.” ~ Criss Jami The heart is a source. It is a source of power and light. This source that we have beating deep within our bodies is more powerful than we give credit. It allows us to feel, to love, grow and […]

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