Sitting in the top of the house Rocking the chair in the open window Watching the lights of buildings Along the near horizon Slowly disappear Through sheets of rain Illuminated momentarily As if from behind In lightning flashes While windows shudder At the clap The tempest rages Winds howling Until the bolts tire Of their … Continue reading Peace
“She accepts your compliments on her face, her hair, and her body graciously— and she is, indeed, beautiful. But she is only moved when you notice the beauty of her spirit.” ~ Allaisia Hanan It’s easy to look at the outside of someone and decide whether the outside brings you any pleasure. It’s … Continue reading she is only moved
I don’t think I’m the only person who sometimes finds a recurring theme, thought, idea, or word arise in my life. I find it interesting that whenever recurring words come forward, I’m reminded at the same time of those points at which I’ve written about them before, only the difference is that with each progressive … Continue reading Beautiful Lies
Don’t live with regrets For a lifetime for things that Take moments to say ⁂ Haiku originally published 19 September 2018 Continue reading Don’t live with regrets
If you’ve been reading the last couple Sound of My Day posts from the last couple weeks, you’ve by now realized that I’m hitting my favorite songs from one of my all time favorite albums ever and the artist happens to be Norah Jones. You all know that feeling you get when you can only … Continue reading “One Flight Down” ~ The Sound of My Day
Sleeping and waking Hoping for sunshine to glow Over eastern skies Originally published 12 August 2018 Continue reading Dawn’s Glow
Ah… Mmm… Okay then… *stares silently* Originally published 25 August 2018 Continue reading The Best Response
There is nothing healthy about remaining in a situation with yourself or with others where it is unbearable to be in closed up in the same space alone or together. Nothing.
You are not noble or honorable or wise or kind for continuing to remain in an unhealthy situation with yourself or with someone else.
You are not strong or resilient or faithful or powerful or amazing for continuing to remain in an unhealthy situation with yourself or with someone else.
You are simply unhealthy and whether you realize it today or you realize it 10 years from now, what is healthy is what is right.
Make a change now. Use this time to reflect upon yourself and your situation now and let that motivate a positive change that lasts after the quarantine in both your relationship with yourself and your relationships with others. Continue reading The Blessing of Covid
Grapes start as little things. Sweet. Crisp. Perfect little bite sized balls of goodness. But they’re also immature. And as delicious as they are when paired with cheeses and slices of delicious roasted meats, crackers and honey, and perhaps a few nuts, they can be better. You see, there’s this thing about those little things. … Continue reading Fine Wine or Alone In the Dark
My previously posted theories, The Seagull Theory, or How Not To Be A Shit and The Cactus Theory, or How Not To Be A Prick, were both strongly grounded in gross generalizations and sarcasm while sharing deeply profound truths about the nature of people to behave a certain way… or not. This theory is somewhat … Continue reading The Cuppu Theory, or How to Not Lose Your Cool in a Conflict