Everyone you interact with is changed forever. The only questions are: How will they be different? and How different will they be? ~Seth Godin Her gray haired head bowed looking toward the concrete. Not in submission. It seemed too heavy for her neck, too heavy to hold upright. Perhaps, strength sapping hunger pulled it downward. […]
Sometimes I feel like a motherless child a long, long way from home. ~Paul Robeson There are times I feel disconnected from everyone, the odd man out standing in a crowded room watching from an obscure corner as everyone else mingles and, I imagine, connecting at the soul level.
“It seems as if the right words can only come out of the perfect space you love.” ~Ellen Meloy I generally find the right words, my right words, are either about a space I love, about a favorite destination, a topic about which I have passion. Or, they come from being physically present at a […]
“Justice may have won, but cruelty, death, and inhuman violence have also won.” ~Bao Ninh, The Sorrow of War My country is flirting with yet another war, another escalation of disagreement to the point that the fat and old send the fit and brave to die.
Loneliness is a sign you are in desperate need of yourself. ~Rupi Kaur It wasn’t until I was alone that I was able to conquer loneliness. Living alone, immersed in extended solitude, allowed me to…forced me to face my fear of being alone. In doing so, the fear vanished. Solitude became a trusted friend. I […]
Summertime, and the livin’ is easy. ~Heyward & Gershwin The year is 1/2 over as is the glorious summer in the Midwest. Yes, it can be sweltering. But life is abundant – birds, flowers, trees, green of all shades, flowers in full light spectrum dazzling the eyes. People are also in full bloom smiles enjoying […]
When traveling to Southern Utah for the first time, it is fair to ask, if the red rocks were cut would they bleed. And when traveling to Utah’s desert for the second or third time, it is fair to assume that they do, that the blood of the rocks gives life to the country. And […]