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Tag: Awareness

One Pearl Longer

On the eve of each new year I reluctantly don a necklace of melancholic nostalgia the significance of which envelops me. Strung from pearls of wisdom gathered by my former […]

Find Me

Find me! Find me where you left me Where you found me before On the side of a trail Near a lake Under the stars In a field On a […]

Viewpoint:Now

I take in the sight and am filled with a sense of deep peace, with the miracle of this moment. It is captured within me and I am captured within it and it lives forever. Not in the past. Not as a memory, now, because Now is all that ever exists.

Seasons Gratings!

Christmas is over. Thank the gods! I have something to admit: I have a problem with Christmas. Not an objection, I like the idea of families gathering and sharing, I […]

Robes

From first kisses Last losses Lost moments Stolen time Wasted hours Cherished memories Hand holding Nights alone Days that never end From laughter And pain And sorrow And love From […]

Past Present

“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald How bright these lights that shine now. Here. In this moment. Blinding […]

Silence

So here I am. At the edge of what I knew facing the experience of what I will know.

Personal Update – November 8, 2018

Surrender isn’t the same as giving up but it sure can feel like it. The insurance adjusting never paid off. Thousands of dollars, 6 licenses, 32 certifications, over 600 hours […]

Winter

  I was not dead then I gathered life Like wheat at harvest I shed the seeds That flourished and bloomed I breathed the sweet air we all share Bathed in the […]

Dreams – 10/26/2016

So long So long ago now So long ago I hardly remember I stood in the tall grass For the first time With disbelief That the world was so large […]

Crossroads Moon – October 24, 2018

Welcome to the season of indecision. Buckle up, it’s going to be a roller coaster ride that will either end with nausea and bruises or an elated arm pumping “YESS!!” […]

Why I rewrote the narrative of my life

The following excerpt is from my latest contribution to Elephant Journal. When I decided to change my life, the goal was not only to change who I am today but […]

Home

A little story about finding something I didn’t even know I’d lost.

Storm

There was I time I thought of myself as "Stormchaser". It was a label I assigned to offset the difficult times that seemed to follow me as a way of reversing the odds. 

Life

Almost a year ago I chose to move to Mobile to pursue the possibility of a committed relationship. I learned quite a bit about love from that relationship and from […]

Who am I?

The Buddha was once asked if he was a god to which he replied “No.” “Are you a wizard, then?” “No.” “Well, are you a man?” “No” he said. Confused […]