Kaleidoscope

I often reflect on the puzzle of that which is the human race; scattered pieces of discontent and distraction. We spend an immense amount of time wishing and hoping, but never taking ownership over our part in it all. It’s taken me a lifetime to realize that our circumstances are always a direct reflection, or … Read more

Cacophonous

I woke early this morning to a raucous in the deep recesses of my mind. A resounding gong – “cacophonous!” What is that about? I’m not certain I’ve heard the word more than twice in my life. And if I knew what it meant, I certainly didn’t remember at 4 a.m. “Yet, there I stood … Read more

Paradise in my Mother’s Eyes

Paradise is found on the others side of this feeling. Swimming in the tears. Hidden behind a veil of chaos and confusion. Paradise lost. Paradise found. Whispering caresses of promise and peace. Paradise stolen. Or was it given away? Perception or deception? Intermingling manipulation – vining and intertwining – digging in and rooting deep. The … Read more

Castle in the Sky

I often sit and contemplate how different my life looks from moment to moment – season to season. In my youth I never thought about the seasons of life; beyond Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall, I was unaware that life was ever-evolving. A child completely oblivious to forces of nature, directing one’s thoughts, will, and … Read more

Crash and Burn

It’s hard to believe six months has passed since my full two-week return to work. My crash and burn moment. The all-knowing response of my mind and body telling me “accept that your life will never look anything like it once did. Twist, toil, and hope all you want; life evolves, whether you like it … Read more