The Masquerade of Perceived Bliss

The Masquerade of Perceived Bliss

Have compassion for everyone you meet, even if they don’t want it. What appears bad manners, an ill temper or cynicism is always a sign of things no ears have heard, no eyes have seen. You do not know what wars are going on down there where the spirit meets the bone ~...
The Badge of Busy-ness

The Badge of Busy-ness

“Be gentle with yourself.  Be gentle with yourself.” I heard it over and over as I entered consciousness from a restless night of sleep. The sun was beginning to show itself after it’s own evening of re-charging and it was becoming brighter and fuller. I was not...
Another One Bites the Dust

Another One Bites the Dust

And now let us believe in a long year that is given to us, new, untouched, full of things that have never been – Rainer Maria Rilke There are always flowers for those who want to see them ~ Henri Matisse Given that I grew up in the ‘70’s and was a teenager of the...
Rest In Peace, Sweet Grechen

Rest In Peace, Sweet Grechen

No matter how close we are to another person, few human relationships are as free from strife, disagreement and frustration as is the relationship you have with a good dog.  Few human beings give of themselves to another as a dog gives of itself ~ Dean Koontz I had no...