Hold on…

I see you. The stones in your shoes and the boulders at your back, which you carry in dignity and silence. I see the Herculean strength to rise each day and just exist while despair gnaws at your heels. I see the clenching, wrenching fear that beats at your heart, relentless. I see you, adrift … Continue reading Hold on…

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On Empathy…

Empathy. That’s where my thoughts have been. The power of real, deep heart-to-heart human connection. I spent some time on the Orkney islands in the summer. It was my first visit, fulfilling a soul-yearning for the area that I still don’t really understand. It’s a place that is rich in Neolithic history, the landscape literally … Continue reading On Empathy…

Twin Chords

Imagine that, at the core of every human soul, there is a single shining golden strand. And in that strand is everything that makes a person who they are. And every time a person encounters love, their strand strengthens, glows, grows brighter in its shining. Some strands may be tall and straight and strong, others … Continue reading Twin Chords