Spaciousness of the Heart

We have all experienced the joys of moving, right? Be it by necessity, or by expansion, or simply by autonomous selection, most have gone through the relocation process to a new living environment. Whether the choice of living space is an apartment, flat, loft, efficiency, penthouse, townhouse, ranch house, guest house, tree house, mansion, palace, […]

Rivers, Smiles, and Sun

At a certain point, we become aware that our lives have a certain trajectory.  Some believe that it has been preset since the day we are born.  We may choose to fight against it all we want, but that’s  wastefully pointless. It’s best to accept whatever course that you are on. Life is like a […]

Severing Fruitless Branches

In every person, I’ve always found something. Something from which to learn, to help make me better. Better than I was before. More loving and understanding. Understanding of others, and myself. And more thoughtful. Thoughtful about how I acted, and of received treatment. Treatment of my heart, body, emotions, and my soul. A soul that […]

Dogfish Head. The World Wide Leader in Stouts.

Yes, I know, this phrase probably sounds incredibly familiar.  It doesn’t? I would guess then, reader, that you are not likely to be a sports fan. I admit that I am slightly borrowing the title from ESPN’s signature phrase, “ESPN: The Worldwide Leader in Sports.” But, I am also recognizing the power of such a […]

Summer’s End

The hum and buzz of the whirring traffic begins to sound less like a hive, and more like a fan. The clinging, clanging, cacophony of amusement park rides, and games, softens to dull, quiet dings. The roar and clamor of the water-loving pool-goers mutes, and slips gently into the quickly cooling breeze. The booming and thundering waves continue […]