Burning hot is the ground, liquid gold is the air; whoever looks round sees Eternity there. – John Clare … this post is dedicated to my dear friend Lindsy and her father. Picture taken on Picture Rocks trail at sunrise in Tucson, Arizona.
At a tender age my grandfather gave me a special gift – a necklace with a tiny pearl inside a gold shell. I remember rubbing the little pearl as it hung around my neck like a touchstone. From the day my ears were pierced, I preferred earrings made with pearls. While I’ve attempted to wear […]
On a winter hike this morning – heart beating, arms tingling with chill, and mind racing with thoughts. Just as the sun peaks out from the clouds, I stop to sit on a stump and presence my senses. My eyes close as I take in the warmth of the sun. Opening them again, the beauty that […]
Me: “Hey Dad, just wanted you to know that you do a great job of letting us just ‘be’ who we are.” Dad: “Thanks. My own parents did not meddle as I chose my path. I am sure they were paying attention, and growing up with them instilled values, standards, joy, deep confidence, and a […]
New year reflections on a cool winter morning in January. My resolution commitment in 2013 will be to see wonder in all things — known or unknown.