Catharsis. What’s next?

“The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of loving in the present.” – Barbara De Angelis At my core, I’m a cynic. I state this because I am doing everything in my power to shed some of the more negative thoughts. My trek out to Leesylvania State Park was exactly […]

The Stellar Tide

When I was small, I wanted to be an Astronaut, ride in a humongous rocket, into the depths of space, that umbra toned stuff stars lay in, the Moon, the stars, dying in the night, the planets, similar divergent to our own, floating the stellar tide, I ride, perhaps I hide, maybe it’s because… I can’t hear […]

The Finer Points of Conversation

“We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out.” – Winston Churchill Today was one of those days where I was reminded of the merits and pitfalls of conversation. Being a conversationalist is not always a slam dunk. Speaking of slam dunks and basketball vernacular, conversation is like a basketball, dialogue […]

“Be like water …

“Be like water making its way through cracks. Do not be assertive, but adjust to the object, and you shall find a way around or through it. If nothing within you stays rigid, outward things will disclose themselves. “Empty your mind, be formless. Shapeless, like water. If you put water into a cup, it becomes […]