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. Through modern medical instruments, at the very moment a sperm penetrates the egg, a spark can be seen. Perhaps this is the […]

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The Middle Finger of Gratitude

“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorns have roses.” ― Alphonse Karr, A Tour Round My Garden Often we hear about the attitude of gratitude, this innate power that rests within us all; for us to access at any moment. It has become the idiom for many best-selling books, the […]

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Well Kept?

It is only when we realize that life is taking us nowhere that it begins to have meaning. – P.D. Ouspensky Something about life offers us a glimpse into primordial questions, where the answers are meant to escape and elude us, no matter where we seek to find them. The other day, watching a young […]

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The Payment

“If the words you spoke appeared on your skin, would you still be beautiful?”― Auliq Ice A lot can be said about a promise. It’s more than just a phrase or statement that you recount or offer. It’s a vow, a pledge of words. Even more, a pact. This is often entered into by a […]

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And Let it Be

“If you realize that all things change, there is nothing you will try to hold on to. If you are not afraid of dying, there is nothing you cannot achieve.” ― Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching One thing I’ve learned very recently, of all things that have come and gone in my experience, is that […]

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Bright and Free

“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh, Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life There exists a place in all of us where the world truly lives, where everything is bright and free. Within this hidden place of sanctuary, we find the keys […]

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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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