A Hungry Heart

A Hungry Heart

She looked pained in her sleep. Was the pain inflicted by a bad dream or fear, upon waking, the nightmare would begin? ~David Olson Her lungs heave and hollow in long, rhythmical waves, cresting, falling in equal measure but different rates. The tide rises and falls at the behest of the moon seeking to kiss […]

Enveloped by a Dream

Enveloped by a Dream

Sometimes when we love someone and they are hurting and in ain, we are sure that if we could just find “one magic word” we could make it all better for them. ~Jody Williams I woke up this morning completely naked, exposed, vulnerable yet I was still swaddled in my sleep clothing. It was my […]

Avoiding the Comfort Zone

Avoiding the Comfort Zone

The great pandemic of our time is comfort that we believe we are entitled to be comfortable. Meaningful things rarely happen in the comfort zone. ~Brené Brown It feels strange to bridge the concept of comfort across the flowing river of life and landing in a space called pandemic. Pandemic screams disease, screams physical hell, […]

Dreaming of Nightmares

Dreaming of Nightmares

She looked pained in her sleep. Was the pain a bad dream or fear upon waking the dream would end and the nightmare begin? I have woken from bad dreams in a cold sweat thrilled the nightmare had ended and I could dance into the new day. I have awakened from a blissful dream into […]

Let Freedom Reign

Let Freedom Reign

The one flower that smelled like freedom. ~Banana Yoshimoto I smelled freedom in the light scent emitted from a scraggly juniper forcing its way through a small crack in the side of a red rock wall as it twists into the bluing sky on a crisp spring morning.

Jumping Off the Island in the Sky

Jumping Off the Island in the Sky

Coyote knows we do not matter. He knows rocks care nothing for those who wander through them; yet he also knows that those same individuals who care for the rocks will find openings – large openings – that become passageways into the unseen world, where music is heard through doves’ wings and wisdom is gleaned […]

Reality is an Illusory Dream

Reality is an Illusory Dream

The world of dreams and the world of work are twin realities, like the opposing wings of a butterfly. ~Cristina Garcia If the world of dreams and the world of work are twin realities, what do we make of the world between dream and work?

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