Browsing All posts tagged under »awareness«

Blind Spot

February 5, 2019


Everyday, I must ask myself, demand of myself: What is my Source? ”The best in art and life comes from a center – something urgent and powerful, an idea or emotion that insists on its being. From that insistence, a shape emerges and creates its structure out of passion. If you begin with a structure, […]

the unseen forces of inequality

December 29, 2011


What determines who is normal and who is not? How do we as a society determine that this person or that person deviates from “the norm”? And how does this inevitable “deviation” from the norm end up having value assigned to it by society? For example, if a person is highly coordinated and can run […]

the sacred and the profane

July 3, 2011


“There are no unsacred places; there are only sacred places and desecrated places.” ― Wendell Berry, Give When I write (now and as always), I do not write to be understood, I write to understand. Words fall away into silence and loss… until more questions arise. “If something that is sacred is something that is set apart […]

the power of poetry

May 6, 2011


“I am signaling you through the flames.” “Wake up, the world’s on fire!” (Lawrence Ferlinghetti) “For poems are not words, after all, but fires for the cold, ropes let down to the lost, something as necessary as bread in the pockets of the hungry.” (Mary Oliver) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ POETRY BRINGS US TO OUR FEET Resulting in […]

adrift in an endless sea

March 11, 2007


Written on April 1, 2006. I poured my heart out in this first post. But when I shared it with the person that at that time was my best friend, my wife, she told me not to let anyone see this. It is too dark. You may be rejected or looked down on… “In the […]