For every time I’m met with indifference or unimportance – there are more impenetrable instances where I am fought for, championed, reminded of love and influence. It keeps me wanting to be open, though it hurts and is terrifying – it’s worth the risk because no matter the answer, I become built steadily on the Rock of Identity that lasts.

Today is drawing day!!
I was particularly honored because the participants this week were beautiful gals I knew in High School and college…

‘Should’ is a dangerous word. It can entangle one through so many barbs and wayward leads. I have so many blessings….so I shouldn’t feel like I am lacking, like I am empty somehow. You have a lot going for you. You should feel grateful.  You should smile more. Whatever is going on, you should just be …

Repose

Oversized chairs   Stone-bulked fireplaceDarkened walls trimmed in rich wood.    Walls hidden behind scores of books. I see a library, a study, that is called mine. Where I enter and become rhythm. A harmony gliding into an existed melody. The melody stays constant, though the harmony alters from time to time. Still fitting, somehow, into …

The Operative Word of REST

Personal photo; Lowell park bench I press the ‘start’ button,      seconds tick silently by; milliseconds in count behind. And tired is all that I am in this space. It is not a bad tired.  And we all know there is a distinction between good and bad and even nominal wearies. It’s a tired …