Mediating on different subjects is a wonderful thing to do, but it’s not meditation. To me, meditation, by definition, is on nothing. Yet, every other article on the subject is about meditating on nature, on change, on your purpose.. on something. When you are starting out, it can be useful to have something to think about. And it is always good to take time out … Continue reading Meditating on Nothing
Violet and gold, Green and gray, There never was another way. Blue and black, Candy apple red, I won’t forget what was said. Strawberry tarts, Pumpkin pie, A grain of truth in every lie. Cherry danish, Lemon meringue, I won’t be coming here again. Orange and peach, Nectarine and grape, I don’t think it’s a mistake. Cantaloupe, And honeydew, I’ll be better off without you. … Continue reading The Last Holiday, A Rhyme
Breathe. Deeper. Fill your lungs, then use your stomach, your diaphragm to purposefully continue filling your body with as much air as it can hold. Take a moment to realize how much extra air you can inhale beyond your usual, weaker breaths. As you slowly exhale, allow your body to relax. Once you feel you have exhaled enough, keep going. Use your diaphragm once more … Continue reading Breathe Deep, A One-Breath Meditation
If anyone is to ever know us – if anyone is to ever truly love us – we must be honest with ourselves, and then be honest with the world. Our differences are what make us unique humans. Our scars, inside and out, are what we should be most proud of. There are so many things that we hide: Who we were; Who we are; … Continue reading Counting Scars
I ordered some author’s copies of my books. If you have not yet published your work, I cannot recommend it enough. Those of you who have published – you know what I’m talking about when I say how amazing this feels. What kept me from doing this years ago? What keeps any of us from doing what we want to do? For me, it was: … Continue reading Unboxing My Soul
I learned a long time ago that standing still, sitting still, it’s just another way of being dead. I have nothing against being dead. But, what is the point of it? We are here, and we should probably enjoy it. What is the best way to do that? What is the best way to experience all that our existence has to offer? Always be learning, … Continue reading Reaching
I’d like to remind you that you are remarkable. No one else has ever been you as magnificently as you are. Now, the tough part of that truth. You aren’t always right. Maybe you have even done something you are not proud of. We all learn and grow and change. But no one else has ever taken your journey. They cannot judge your soul. And … Continue reading Remarkable
Ghosts and vampires, Picnic table ants, Memories both good and bad. Scary monsters, Sexy witch or nurse, Dressing for lives we never had. Halloween candy’s Long gone by ten. Wear your costume anyway. No one’s watching, But your future selves. Be your own fun today! Hello, Friends! I wanted to add a note to this little poem-post to say thank you. Your support of my … Continue reading Dancing with Your Future Self
If you could burn anything – any idea, object, word, insect – Anything – what would you burn? I think I would burn procrastination. It is the bane of my existence. Mosquitos could go, but they do feed the spiders that feed the birds, etc. Maybe global warming, but that is a result, not a thing…World hunger is kind of a given but it’s so … Continue reading Leave the Burning to the Fire.
Take a few minutes today to make the world a better place for yourself. Change your sheets, finish a task, finally get your clothes put away. Just think how great it will be to wake up tomorrow not think, “I wish I did that yesterday.” Continue reading What have you done for yourself today?