what if I
Peace, if only for a little while
...the shadow of my youth, in a form that never was, dances on the walls of this poorly lit shell i occupy so briefly...
Why would nature give us a self destruct mode anyway?
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 […]
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.
Today I woke to this gorgeous nearly full moon illuminating the clouds from within and was reminded that even in the darkest days there is light. I took some time […]
Be still now Let your breath slow Listen to your heart It knows you Knows your needs Fears Desires Listen closely And you will hear it whisper Be still now […]
“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 […]
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 […]
Too long ago A lifetime Millennia it seems I sheltered my heart And bound my flesh In hopeful anticipation I wore the numb pain Of isolation Like a badge […]
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 […]
My vehicle Wasn’t always taken care of Old as it is It shows the scars Of its rough history It’s paint Lacks the luster of its early days The interior […]
Shit happens and there isn't a damn thing anyone can do about it but I am not defined by those things, I am defined by how I respond to them.
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.
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 […]