70

70

Sitting in a windowless room in the basement where the smells of death called entering my thoughts and core of being 70 may be reached they said, but that may be as far you go.   Here I am today a few days past 70 Smiling—feeling well Yet, ghosts share the room...
Stand Aside

Stand Aside

A brilliant and caring Constitutional Law Professor at one of our elite Universities has said a couple of rather forthright statements—that we have an anti-president and that folks who support this behavior are pathetic excuses for human beings. This is no longer...
A Heart Beats

A Heart Beats

A heart can hurt If you’re in touch With who you are. As you struggle In this world To cross the boundaries Checking in as though you care.   A heart will hurt Because you care But the pain shows That you’re alive And however deep The hurt is felt It’s better Than...
A Way of Being

A Way of Being

A blessing of wanting Has mysteriously made its appearance Shifting lives from just fine To looking forward and being with.   How rare to want And know how it feels To be with the other Returning to be heard And sharing our nature As a way of being.   This is the Holy...
Belonging

Belonging

Having a tribe, a community, offers a sense of belonging, which is one of the pillars of well-being. We are social beings and thrive in being a part of it. Yet, belonging without clarity of the self holds a possibility for separation. This paradox is complex with our...