Poems: Heart Light

Below layers of anger Feigned indifference, Deeper, under bandages That became thick walls, Seemingly permanent skins Remain grief, sorrow, hurt. Wounds, some still bleeding. But beyond that Tremulously survives Raw vulnerability Rarely allowed, or seen Not the fearful end of things: Only a translucent cover, Pure, sheer light Successfully veiling. Unwrap slowly Layer after layer … Continue reading Poems: Heart Light

Really Short Stories: ‘The River Sings. Listen.’

Verdant green forests, craggy white mountains, gurgling rivers and roaring seas.  Who would not be tempted to explore these?  He set out with empty hands and a heart filled with wonder at what lay before him. Every step a sacred communion.  Every breath in - one of joy.  Every breath out - a reverent sigh. … Continue reading Really Short Stories: ‘The River Sings. Listen.’

Really Short Stories: A Clean Sweep

She swept her garden clean, wiping the sweat off her brow. It was hard work, maintaining this place.  Rising before daylight, diligently raking fallen leaves from the ground. When she was done, the courtyard was a pristine clean. Visitors would pause, untold, at the doorway.  Hesitant to drag in mud with their shoes.  One quick … Continue reading Really Short Stories: A Clean Sweep

Reading Between the Lines

I have devoured books from an early age. However, there has been a significantly different quality to the reading experience in recent times. I may not be able to express it in so many words, but I feel I must make the attempt. Time seems to slow down.  The gaps between the words seem more … Continue reading Reading Between the Lines

11 Ways to Be Present to Another’s Vulnerability

If you are the kind that needs research to validate what common sense and your heart will tell you easily enough, then you may want to listen to Brene Brown's brilliant TED talk, 'The Power of Vulnerability'.  Her research from hundreds of interviews led her to a breakdown and  she went to her therapist and … Continue reading 11 Ways to Be Present to Another’s Vulnerability

Home is Where The Heart Is

Where have you parked your source of happiness? Who or what have you made your singular object of affection? These were the questions that arose in three different conversations within a few days of each other.  That is always a sign that I should write about it 🙂 A friend was describing her sacred connection … Continue reading Home is Where The Heart Is

Everyday Revelations

If you think Facebook is a waste of time, think again.  Your engagement with any environment is determined by the level of consciousness that you bring to it.  My news feed has been carefully pruned to display posts of a nature that interest me and I believe are supportive to evolution and growth. In my … Continue reading Everyday Revelations