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Tag: Truth

So many walls

Every time I think I’ve smashed them all I find another fortress

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“Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain… To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

Always

Love Is all that matters It wakes me in the morning Sets me on my path Gets me through my days Keeps me warm on coldest nights Sends me miles […]

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 […]

Released

  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 […]

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A good heart

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 […]

This is the oilfield

It took everything I had to get to Fairview, Montana, 1,900 miles from home, and once I arrived it was not as promised. Some of it was good. Some of […]

A note about my recent posts

I know the reason most of you follow my posts here is because I unfailingly find good in even the most dire situations and that some of my more recent […]