Do you find it difficult to be present?

Many of us desire to let go of our worries and anxieties. We would like to live fully in the present; to see with clarity what is directly and immediately happening all around us and finding peace therein. We would like to let go of the fear of the future and regrets or mistakes from the … Continue reading Do you find it difficult to be present?

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Freedom is Home

Freedom is our home. It is the place we were born, the place we are, the place we are going. We are explorers launching ourselves into the world to discover the many faces and aspects the fruit of freedom presents. All that has enslaved will dissolve as we shed our scars that are no longer … Continue reading Freedom is Home

The Art of Conversation

Intelligence is not the one in the room with the greatest answer, but the one who has the greatest questions. Questions express interest in learning, which is key to gaining a kind of answer that produces revelation and insight of true knowledge. Knowledge is a word with a very wide scope. There is the knowledge one might … Continue reading The Art of Conversation

Walking where water meets land: What produces freedom?

There is something quite interesting to me about walking beside the coast where ocean meets land. The coast is a strange convergence of realms. On one side you have a vast expanse of water, uninhibited from contact with the day-to-day busyness and activities of us "land-dwellers." I often walk along the shore contemplating the underwater … Continue reading Walking where water meets land: What produces freedom?

Some Questions for Contemplating Life

What is the reason you are alive? What is it that motivates you to overcome difficulties of life? What do you really want? What do you hope to achieve? Where do you place your focus? What do you think about most often?   Here is a short video that may inspire some more reflective thoughts … Continue reading Some Questions for Contemplating Life

The Priority of Love

MY HEART BEAT WITH IMPENDING excitement as I awoke to this brand new day inviting me to walk the road; the road I have yet to tire of after the eternity of 11 weeks I have spent sauntering along. The excitement I felt of today was not one for the adventures I would most surely … Continue reading The Priority of Love

Thoughts About People in Cars

Walking beside the road with automobiles whizzing by just a couple of feet beside me has become strangely familiar, like a terrifying force that is also comforting with the trust that is necessary between the one walking and each and every driver I trust to notice that I am here. It may sound nerve-wracking, yet … Continue reading Thoughts About People in Cars

Life Gets Better From Here

He was staggering the campgrounds scratching his scalp, aimless and with a most worried look on his face. His name was was David and within the first few minutes (sometimes seconds) he would explain to whomever he met that his wife was murdered and his son committed suicide one week after. Those events occurred two … Continue reading Life Gets Better From Here

The greatest unity comes from the greatest differences which are brought together in relationship.

I was 18 years old standing in the back of my high school church youth group when my mind got to thinking... At this age I was first beginning to become aware of issues happening globally as opposed to only within my own immediate surroundings. A desire grew within my mind to gain understanding of … Continue reading The greatest unity comes from the greatest differences which are brought together in relationship.