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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Je Suis Paris

“Do you think a society is good, or that people are good? We are only as good as the artists and writers can make us appear.” ~ Anonymous It’s difficult for me to sit back and say nothing about the events of the past few days in Paris, France. But as the bloodshed continues headlining […]

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Happy New Life

“The Art of Living Well and The Art of Dying Well are One.” ~ Epicurus Here we are again… The end becomes the beginning, and the beginning is heralded by the end. The cycle of one Gregorian year culminates here in the sphere of circles; the great precession of seasons ends and begins here; here […]

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Parallel 12

“Your redemption is at the gate of your conscience. You have been granted the power of a choice.” ~ Todd D. Boddy On Christmas day I was given the gift of a silver crucifix by my mother. This is why…. You may be wondering what this is all about. What will be different? What does […]

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The Acquainted Heart

  “Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.”~ Anita Desai I’m often reminded of the places I’ve lived, visited. I revisit them in my mind, through the stories they’ve written upon my life and the experience they’ve imparted in my heart. I can’t help but to think how a certain place leaves its […]

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