One of my most powerful life experiences was to have been in South Africa when Madiba passed away. In country that holds no secrets of the racism, oppression, and segregation that stains its history, for the (too brief) time after his death there was an incredible sense of unity. There was an energy of … More Madiba
You make plans, and then Life comes in and offers you something else; something new; something different; something bigger. Something so much more than you imagined that it daunts you into wanting to hold onto the familiarity of how you thought things would go… Let go. Let go of the details of your plans … More Let go.
The harmony you can see is in nature. The harmony you can hear is in music. The harmony you can feel is in the Universe. The harmony you can live is in creation.
I was born into Faith. Christened, Communioned and Confirmed in Faith. And then in every Thursday class I studied man’s interpretation of God. And on every Sunday morning I heard a man’s interpretation of man’s interpretation of God. And every day since I observed mankind’s interpretation of a man’s interpretation of a man’s interpretation. But … More Full Circle of Faith
Two years of this gypsy life… Two years of filling in documents with my parents’ address because it’s the only home that holds any sense of permanence for me any more. Two years of slowly selling, storing and giving away the furniture that once filled my apartments, the clothes that once filled my closets, and … More How I’ve Traveled For Two Years Straight
To witness a person get lost in the art of creation is to witness the brilliance of the God they hold within
Sitting with all the other adults on the sideline of Salmon Street Fountain amidst Portland’s heatwave, I watched the kids cooling off, playing, and finding delight in the water. I wanted so badly to run in and take off the heat and dirt of the last days’ drive, but I couldn’t stop worrying what others … More that goddamn fountain.
I wait so often to do things, thinking there will be a more opportune time. When things aren’t so busy, when I’m in a better mood, when I’m not so tired, when I’m not so sober. I wait and wait for the perfect time to hear that inner perfection sing her words to me. To … More escribir ahora. vivir ahora.