A Parent’s Wish

It’s every parents wish that this kid not make the same mistakes they did. I find myself telling this to my child often, and I also find my child making the same mistakes I made despite my warnings. It’s so frustrating when they don’t listen. I get it though, I truly do. We each need … More A Parent’s Wish

Broken Bowls

Love can be contained in a bowl. A bowl of love should hold all the pieces that make it a beautiful and strong state of being. A filled bowl is a vessel for; trust, passion, friendship, lust, respect, admiration, desire, comfort, warmth, laughter. When a bowl of love starts to lose these ingredients, whether it … More Broken Bowls

The Joy of Age

I’m away from home. I’m on a business trip. I’m in a foreign country. I have a slight expense account. 15 years ago this would have been the perfect recipe for wildness and debauchery. I would have pushed it to the limit. Drank too much. Partied. Done things I would have regretted and not been … More The Joy of Age

My Girl

This is the apple of my eye. My girl, Gabby. A creature that can make the worst of days “ok” with a wag of her tail and a enthusiastic welcome.

Compassion

Wiki’s definition of compassion: Compassion is the understanding or empathy for the suffering of others. It is regarded as a fundamental part of human love, and a cornerstone of greater social interconnection and humanism —foundational to the highest principles in philosophy, society, and personhood. Compassion is often regarded as emotional in nature, and there is … More Compassion

Pay it Forward

I just posted this on Facebook.  It’s pouring down rain, dark and dreary. All the makings for a matching mood. This was shattered as I drove up to pay for my breakfast at McDonald’s this morning and was told by a giddy teenager that my meal had been paid for by the car in front … More Pay it Forward