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Mix-ups, Malfunctions, and Misunderstandings

I woke this morning, as I do every morning, filled with the pleasant feeling of wholeness. My mind full of intention and purpose. My body at ease, reveling in the peace of a good night’s sleep. I wake every day with the sense that I could conquer the world. There is a moment, a second … Read moreMix-ups, Malfunctions, and Misunderstandings

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 moreParadise in my Mother’s Eyes

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 moreCastle in the Sky

The Way to Let Go

I found a way to let go… Been wondering if I should make this post spiritual or plain hardcore. The thoughts are like a war; into your head then out, getting stuck in the bed with a frown. I’m tired of walking cause walking makes me think, tired of thinking cause that makes me speak. … Read moreThe Way to Let Go

Expectations and then some…

Just enjoyed re-reading “The Ugly Duckling” and accompanying commentary. It is remarkable to me how often so many will only be drawn to and acknowledge those of like kind. In all honesty, how many times do many of us run instinctively towards what is different from us? How many are more interested in staying with … Read moreExpectations and then some…

Catalyst

All pain serves as a catalyst. Pain is either a catalyst for depression or a catalyst for action. Sorting through my mental file cabinet lead me to this discovery. I noticed a pattern behind many of my past challenges. Climbing out of adversity required a decision. The decision to leave toxic relationships. The decision to … Read moreCatalyst

Happiness Comes From Within

I’ve been looking for you ever since my big head has made its way into this world – Big brains come with big dreams. You were always out of my reach, A big wild threat above my head Teasing me mercilessly Leading me in circles. Isolated among gray crowds I’ve wandered, Looking for comfort in … Read moreHappiness Comes From Within