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But I Don’t Know Where To Start Photo Credit: Pexals, Ricardo Esquivel “A real love letter is made of insight, understanding, and compassion. Otherwise it’s not a love letter. A true love letter can produce a transformation in the other person, and therefore in the world. But before it produces a transformation in the other […]

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Photo credit, Pexels: Adonyi Gábor “Life in a prison cell may well be compared to Advent; one waits, hopes, and does this, that, or the other- things that are of no real consequence- the door is shut, and can be opened only from the outside.” Dietrech Bonhoeffer A few days ago, Larry came in from […]

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But I Don’t Have To Like It “And perhaps that might be the way to write — to open the page and to let the stories crawl in by themselves.” John Steinbeck Every house has its own personality, like husbands and dogs. Some are vivacious and alive, others solemn and quiet or deceptively charming. One […]

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Who’s most qualified to speak on my behalf? “When I’m hungry, I eat. When I’m thirsty, I drink. When I feel like saying something, I say it.” Madonna You’ve landed on the right essay. Read on… See, I have no idea how to accurately explain the recent conundrum I found myself in because it’s complicated. […]

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And The Sky Is Gray… Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. Warren Buffett Today I went for a walk along the creek trail and purposely narrowed my vision on the trees. I revere trees. It feels as if they know me, whispering in the breeze, […]

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When I allow the past to dictate the future, it’s as if I’m a fish swimming upstream, battling the current, overwhelmed by my own anxiety. I have this uneasy feeling in the pit of my stomach, as Julia Gregson describes, like when you’re swimming, and you want to put your feet down on something solid, […]

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It might be your center! Where you stumble, there lies your treasure. The very cave you are afraid to enter turns out to be the source of what you are looking for. The damned thing in the cave that was so dreaded has become the center.” ~ Joseph Campbell Technology can be a bugger. The […]

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“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” Eleanor Roosevelt There should have been an eleventh commandment. Live in thy moment! It’s so simple, and yet it’s taken me a lifetime to understand the significance of waiting […]

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George Peters says, “I can’t remember the name of your favorite perfume; I’ve racked my brain, and I can’t remember it.” Doris says, “That’s funny, it’s My Sin.” ~ Same Time Next Year This is the title of a movie starring Alan Alda and Ellen Burstyn. It’s a romantic comedy involving two people who accidentally […]