Enjoying the Journey

There’s a familiar quote: “Life is about the journey, not the destination.”  That concept is so sweet in theory and so very sticky in practice. Let’s face it. When we identify something we want, it’s hard to wait for it to show up.  When money is tight, it’s difficult to enjoy a journey fraught with…

Can’t Meditate? Try This.

My dear friend, Dionne Kress, inspired me to meditate on the words “The space between”. This was written during that meditative state:  The space between breaths, life and death, matter in an atom, heartbeats, love and loss, the inception of a desire and its fulfillment, sky between the mountains, mountain between the skies, me between…

The Gift of Loneliness

There isn’t a single human being on the planet who hasn’t experienced loneliness. Ironically, humanity is united in the shared experience of this deeply personal emotion. We all know what it’s like to feel lonely. What if loneliness is actually a gift? I spent quite a bit of time traveling in Eastern Europe in my early…