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Reflections and (in?) a bit of digital art …

Reflections and (in?) a bit of digital art …

Our personal awareness of change varies. Some of us refuse to even acknowledge that things DO change. Others are terrified by anything changing, and fight it tooth and nail. Most of us lie somewhere between those extremes. But deny it or fear it all you want … change is inevitable. ... Read More
A beginning in An end

A beginning in An end

I started this year’s A to Z Challenge with the sentence: “Every ending is a new beginning.” In that post (Z end in Z beginning), I chose to make my version of the challenge Z to A. Today is the last day of this particular journey. In other words: I ... Read More
Z end in Z beginning

Z end in Z beginning

Every ending is a new beginning. I have not written anything in months. For that matter, I have not done much of anything in months. There are many reasons for this. I could write a quite a few words on this subject alone. But I won’t, because  … well … ... Read More
Here we go again!

Here we go again!

On this day, some 25 plus years ago, there was born into this crazy world of ours a happy new baby boy. He might have been slightly happier if he hadn’t managed to get the umbilical cord wrapped around his neck, thus setting a trend and a character trait, but what can ya do? Already proving ... Read More
Time to try this organization thang again …

Time to try this organization thang again …

Life is ultimately about change. This is no great revelation … a simple statement of observable fact. So why do I start my post with a statement of the obvious? Ultimately, because I need to start SOMEWHERE, and that is what worked for me. Yep, folks, I am once again ... Read More
Just over the next ridge

Just over the next ridge

We were the only ones up. Everyone was asleep in the shelter. He had let us sleep in a bit, but we had a big day ahead of us, so it was time to get moving. With a hint of a smile, he motioned for me to be quiet as he grabbed the bag of ... Read More
Both … neither … everything in-between

Both … neither … everything in-between

I am writing a book. This is not news to some, an interesting fact to others, a meaningless mess of images to some others … and many other things to still many other people. Actually, I am writing several books, but THIS book … this book is special. It is ... Read More
The question of compassion #1000Speak

The question of compassion #1000Speak

As I wander life in search of meaning, I frequently have to call on a mysterious entity I call The Wise Man. He is essentially a manifestation of epiphany, wisdom in the form of a human that helps me to … UNDERSTAND. Often his help comes in times of personal ... Read More
The voice(s) of compassion – #1000Speak

The voice(s) of compassion – #1000Speak

It is sad that lately the only time I feel compelled to write here is when something bad happens in the world. But instead of my usual rant (though I do have a bit of rant to share), maybe for a change I will have words that will ultimately bring ... Read More
The P.O.W.ER of the mind

The P.O.W.ER of the mind

Destiny has been on my mind lately. Does it exist? What actually IS it? Do we follow a path that has already been set before us? Or do we make it all up as we move along? These are questions many wrestle with. These questions are lately the core of ... Read More