Compliments of Balance

“You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche Consider your favorite song. What is it that you like about it? Is it the melody? Maybe it’s the baseline, or the chorus. Perhaps it’s the simplicity of simple chords and vocals. No matter what it is, your favorite music […]

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Blessings of Birds and Rain

  “It’s the children the world almost breaks who grow up to save it.” ― Frank Warren There’s a word for that feeling you get, the one that takes your breath away. I’m sure you know what I speak of. When you enter a sphere of pure engagement, in love with the moment. When you’re completely […]

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Remember, You We’re Once a Giant

    “We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell.” ― Oscar Wilde Life… Remember when you were young, standing tall, walking among the world as a giant? We all do. We all walked among one another as giants, once. But this was very long ago. Long ago when life was […]

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Love at First Mention

“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” ― Dr. Seuss For me, the summer is always busy. Many things happen. My daughter comes and visits for a long while. Days are spent with laughter and nights are spent relaxing. I used to think that […]

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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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A Parting Moment

“She smiled and said with an ecstatic air: “It shines like a little diamond”, “What does?” “This moment. It is round, it hangs in empty space like a little diamond; I am eternal.” ~ Jean-Paul Sartre, The Age of Reason Worlds away, far gone, beyond that which is knowable. Words to describe the soul, or […]

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