The Practice of Moving through Emotions

Usually I write from a place of peace, after I have reached the other side of an “emotional crisis.” Today, I am writing my process from the middle of the river, where I find myself at this moment. There is a strong sense of emotional discomfort and pain for me. Right now, I find myselfContinue reading “The Practice of Moving through Emotions”

Thank you, in reflection

“The killer in me is the killer in you.  Send this smile over to you.” -William “Billy” Corgan  Thank you for: being you, so that I can be me. the sparkle in your eyes that illuminates the fire in mine. the dirt on your face so that I can see the smudges when I lookContinue reading “Thank you, in reflection”

Impermanence II

A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. Live long and prosper. – Leonard Nimoy It occurs to me right now that life would be really boring if we were stuck on the same path, without the freedom to change our life circumstances. Not to mention, thisContinue reading “Impermanence II”

The Moment

“there are some poems that we leave behind some that leave us behind while some just live silently in the heart crumble, sometimes dwindle disappear die and are reborn when you smile again.” ― Sanober Khan, Turquoise Silence You sing your song as you light the lantern’s candle and set it free on the seaContinue reading “The Moment”

This, again?!

I’ve already done this. This path is not new. I’ve walked this road and conquered it….so why am I here? Why this, again?! I want to scream. I want to claw out of this body. “The longer you resist, the longer you spin in this energy of confusion,” my quiet inner voice responds. “But, but,Continue reading “This, again?!”

A Discourse on Darkness

Many eschew the darkness. Most fear it. (This avoidance and fear energy just gives the darkness more power.) Here I will discuss why I feel that darkness is important. Imagine for a moment a life without any shadows. What do you see? Light. Do you see anything else? Well, if there are no shadows, IContinue reading “A Discourse on Darkness”


The Sadness arrives in sets, like waves at the oceanfront. The first wave startles me, yet I keep my footing strongly in the soft sand. The second wave arrives just in time to throw me off balance. I recover again until the third wave knocks me down and pulls me under. “You know, most peopleContinue reading “Perspective”

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