_______Sunrise, ________Sunset. Sunrise________Sunset________. Meaning

I spend my days in a glorious haze. Searching for ways to keep the nightmares at bay. I spend all my nights pursuing delight. Seeking to send all my demons to flight. The dawns in between, are where I am, yearning. Dusk is where I’m grasping, and hoping, for meaning.   Humbly yours, j     […]

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, […]

A tingling upon the finger of an outstretched hand

When we sense the summit, we accept, and embrace all that the world throws at us. We know, its just another hill to ascend, another obstacle our weak grasp upon humanity will have thrown in our path. We shed our fears. We toss aside the hindrances of our past. We disregard the previous desires of […]

Loss

Many claims are made about loss. With great frequency, by many people, statements are made that address the loss of a particular item, memory, thought, idea, or emotion. “I’ve lost my car keys! What will I do?” “I can’t seem to recall the details of that particular trip, but I can assure you, it was […]

Immolation and Rejuvination

We fear its destruction.  We fear the rage.  We fear the inevitability of cataclysmic eruption.  We shy away, and keep our distance from the gurgling pinnacle.  As the burbling mouth spews blood-hued globules into the sky, we cower and shudder. We dare not venture close to the heat tinged aperture.  We won’t come close to […]

Bigger, Better, More

The world is consumed by its need for bigger, better, and more. We are taught to seek bigger cars, bigger trucks, bigger planes, bigger boats, and bigger motorcycles.  We want bigger bombs, and bigger explosions.  We are conditioned to desire larger houses, and huge lots of sprawling property.  We think that the expansive, and most […]

The Field

Often, life is treated like strolling through a never-ending field of rolling hills, green grasses, and beautiful blooming flowers. The wind blows over the field, swaying the grasses with its whispers and shouts. The hills crest far above heads, and the pits and valleys are deep bowls below us. The flowers bloom full, colorful, and fragrant, […]