Announcements, Blog Listing, Bookish Things

Excerpt from “Risking Truth”

There was a moment in time when the world shifted and shuddered as if blasted by a robust icy wind from within its super-heated core; quite a defiant act of nature to say the very least. The trees, plants, animals, insects, and humans going about their daily business and barely paused or felt the micro-second… Continue reading Excerpt from “Risking Truth”

Healing the Body & Spirit, Reflections, Untempered Thoughts

Trodden’d Upon

In 1598 William Shakespeare wrote the following . . . "Camomile, the more it is trodden on, the faster it grows" (That is how they spelled Chamomile back then) In our time, I'm thinking the more we are trodden on the meaner we get. I'm also thinking it doesn't need to be that way. Being… Continue reading Trodden’d Upon

Reflections, Spiritual Healing

One Lonely Chick

July 27, 2005 - Journal Entry So here I am San, sitting in the grass by your memorial.  This is the day you were admitted to hospice a year ago - the day before you died.  Today, I have brought you a white rose with a note for you to read from wherever you are. I… Continue reading One Lonely Chick

Poetry/Prose, Reflections

Bring Down The Walls

  "Each time a person stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others . . . he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of… Continue reading Bring Down The Walls

Healing the Body & Spirit, Poetry/Prose, Reflections


Rebus* You work with what you are given, the red clay of grief, the black clay of stubbornness going on after. Clay that tastes of care or carelessness, clay that smells of the bottoms of rivers or dust. Each thought is a life you have lived or failed to live, each word is a dish… Continue reading Rebus