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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Your Rock

“Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.” – Henry David Thoreau Retrograde, solar flares, blue moons and the vernal equinox. Perhaps we’re all just a little out of sorts, or are we? Regardless of the cosmos’ perfectly erratic behavior, life can slap the shit out of us sometimes. And… We all […]

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This is Love

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage” ~ Lao Tzu In life, love is the most unexplained. Causing madness and beauty. Chaos and empires. It lives in the sphere of heart and life. We are bound by it, born from it and to it we all may […]

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Keep Calm, and Travel On

“As you begin to live according to your own guidance and your own daring everything changes completely.” – Leonard Willoughby Earthly life is much like a song. Beginning with mystery, not knowing where the interlude will lead us. Metered on by a steady beat, changing time and mixed with notes that hold us on key. […]

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Retrograde

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” ― Søren Kierkegaard Tis the season for reversal, for appearing to move in a backward motion. These times come as reminders of our past and of our true desires, and most importantly, of who we really are. These are the moments where the […]

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Moons

“Do not swear by the moon, for she changes constantly. Then your love would also change.” ― William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet It is said that the heavenly bodies exert powerful forces over us. The spheres of the heavens, hurtling through space in patterns somehow, throughout time, have caused men to understand their world, their […]

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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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