Life is simply too short to sit back, to let the status quo grind along. I know justice can be broadened, that poverty can be challenged, that predation amongst my fellow humans can be resisted. Small, tiny acts build, flow together, creating a river of growth, of progress. We just must act! Each action, no Read More …
Cross lines, I might. Upon the fracture of Our mind and random dreams. Upon this fracture could beThe redemption Of life, liberty, then headInto the the dream of soul’s. Joys embrace.
May someday our fears Collapse against the bright truth Selfless love redeems.
One of my current frustrations: people groaning about youth. About them taking selfies, too self-centered, too intertwined with their families…I can make this list mammoth, if you so wish. I’ve had the privilege, though, of getting to know a number of teens and early twenty-somethings. And these are great people. I delight in spending time Read More …
Time to free my mind,Drift languidly across theArc of dreams.
Perfection: my ghost. Hard: compassion for myself. Hope: loving thyself.
Never enough time.Drifting between the fingers. Dreams become starlight.
Weariness, driving my soul,Compressing dreams intoThe edge of oblivion. Trust collapses inwards,Longing lost against thisBackground of loss, change’sDrifting malaise consumesSecretly.
TogetherNeeding each other,Concepts that challengeOur current narrativeOf ruddy singletonsWho need no assistance. YetOur need for each other:Desperate. Alone, trulyAlone, we die. The greatest leader,Without others accomplishesNothing. CollectivesThrive on interdependence,When one thrives, so do all. We tunnel into and throughOurselves, escaping into eachOther.
Mothers, may the appreciation showered upon you today make up for the manifest times you’re taken for granted. “Being taken for granted” means your children have the deepest sense of trust, of security in you, in your presence. Security; that stony foundation upon which life’s brutalities break and fall. Thus we move forward, stronger from Read More …