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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.

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 […]

A Cycle of Gratitude – from 2016

Another year, Mother Another Cycle of Moons gone by I sit with head bowed While recalling the tears, joys, fears and sorrows With gratitude Now As you thin the veil […]

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 […]

Even when I’m not

If I was there With you now I would take you in my arms Hold you close Until the darkness gave way To the light of life renewed I would carry your […]

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. 

Something Lost

Something Lost

I see him walking down the street. Stumbling, mostly. Looking for something. alone, lonely, drunk and wasted, lost, looking for home

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 […]

In search of truth

The further along the difficult path of spirituality I started long ago the more clear it has become that the answers I seek are less likely to be found among […]

Fierce grace/fruitful darkness

  I fear one day I will be swallowed by the things that threaten to annihilate and obliterate the man I’ve worked so hard not to be that in accomplishing […]

Your are unique

The Universe, though largely a mystery, is known to contain billions of galaxies just within our limited view of its vastness. Each of those galaxies, like our own, contain billions […]