The Power of Walking

When we walk we are undertaking an action which forces us to slow down. Walking, in a sense, is the same as playing music. One does not play music for the purpose of reaching a destination or an ending, but we play music to enjoy each pulsation of sound creating a melody. In the same … Continue reading The Power of Walking

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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

Contemplating Ideas for Community Walks Across the Country

A short little video I recorded while doing a 15 mile #WalkForWater today. I'd like to organize walks in communities across the United States. Walks can be simply to build stronger relationships within your community or to raise funds for causes through Earth Pilgrim. What do you think about the idea of organizing walks where … Continue reading Contemplating Ideas for Community Walks Across the Country

All the world’s a stage…

What is the stage you feel is yours? Where is your platform or arena that you are meant to shine brightest? There are times in life that we feel uncertain about our place. There are times we feel like nothing we do is working or progressing us towards the goals we have for our lives. … Continue reading All the world’s a stage…

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