Each of us is an artist of our days; the greater our integrity and awareness, the more original and creative our time will become. John O’Donohue I’ve been thinking about this quote post Christmas, after the orgy of family, food, drink, presents, gatherings, and layers of memories have been stacked in the closet. Don’t get […]


I love words. They are the tools of my trade, but the emotions they evoke against the starkness of the page, continues to surprise me. There are words that make my imagination soar, such as a pilgrimage on the Camino de Santiago, the flight of a hummingbird, or a hike to Hanakapiai Falls. A word […]

As a writer, I am in constant search of new material, but more than that, I am in constant search of meaning. I’m curious about why our actions are often in conflict with what we say? I want to know what motivates people, brings us joy (laughter is an odd conundrum), instigates our anger, or […]

The scriptures fascinate me in a way that is difficult to describe, but I’ll give it a try. I think it has to do with the rich symbolic language, the layer upon layer of meaning, and most importantly the way they challenge my way of thinking. The scriptures break down the fortress I’ve built around […]