Freedom comes when the search is over… Its been such a long time So caught up was I in seeking the feeling of home It’s been a labryinth trying to get to you Across the universe inside my head Ruminating, contemplations that led nowhere Was all the trouble worth it The mental dissection of potential outcomes Scenarios without tangibles Imaginations, dreams and nightmares The … Read More Setting Sail!
It came so swiftly that no one had any idea There were plans There was excitement A new life is coming You and I are one We had created this little one to come Something has shifted What is this intuition I cannot pay attention to anything else Something deep is calling to me I must pay attention Something is wrong It is too … Read More together forever, goodbye
So the wind is shifting and I know it I can’t deny the inevitable The time is coming and I can feel the blows of the storm coming How much can any of us prepare for it I know it’s going to hit and hit hard It will devastate me It will bring an end to an era I will reflect and go on … Read More Change is coming
Here I am again, I’ve been traveling down this road for so long now, and once again another fork in the road. What is this life other than a labyrinth that we must travel, at the end of which we leave this world. I stand still in the middle of a quiet road and simply observe the roads that split off and wonder where … Read More The fork in the road.
If your soul has been uncovered from the years of clutter and darkness, And your eyes are squinting as you walk out of the attic and out on the roof, For the light as it shines so brightly in an unpolluted sky awakens your heart, Then just take your time and sit on the roof and absorb the light. It can be overwhelming and … Read More Here comes the Sun!
If you happen to wake up and realize that your shell is cracking and little shoots are growing out of the cracks, then just Be, and bloom where you are planted. Unless a seed falls to the ground and dies, it cannot bear fruit. Be fruitful and multiply, It’s your birthright. Wherever you started is immaterial, but where you want to go is all … Read More Bloom where you are planted.
The time has really come for me to talk about my muse and friend the owl. Which owl would that be? All owls inspire me and infuse me with an energy that empowers me just by being in their presence, but the one that stands out the most is the great horned owl. If you have been a reader of my blogs, you know … Read More My Muse and friend the Owl
About a month or so ago I was struggling with something and I felt the weight of it deep within my soul. When I woke up I decided to just paint and see what came out of me. As I began with charcoal I just covered the canvas with black and rubbed my hands through it and sprayed water on it until I felt … Read More Girl on a path.
Here is a poem I have kept for years to remind me of what I strive for. “I will not die an unlived life. I will not live in fear of falling or catching fire. I choose to inhabit my days, to allow my living to open me, to make me less afraid, more accessible, to loosen my heart until it becomes a wing, a … Read More “I will not an die an unlived life.”
I want to tell you a story from my early days. It’s been coming to my mind for several days now as I am still on track for making the most out of everything. Life is really short folks, we all know this by now. So I want to share a lesson I learned many years ago that I hope will inspire you to … Read More When you get the chance to, jump! It just may change your life.
Tis true, we come into this world naked and screaming, the shock of leaving a warm and rhythmic womb and suddenly being squeezed through a porthole into this world we call our reality, must have been shocking to say the very least. What secrets had we beheld prior to entering this life, we simply cannot remember. The first several years of our life we … Read More To see like a child….
Today would have been my brother Barney’s 55th birthday. This picture was the last time I saw him in Cincinnati in the late 90’s. Barney was a photographer, jewelry designer and an actor and he worked other jobs as well landscaping and the restaurant business to name a few. We were the youngest of 5 children, 4 brothers then me. (Ted, Mike, Jeremy) Barney … Read More Ode to Barney Hale Folger