Heart and Soul Maintenance

Heart and Soul Maintenance

This pandemic has provided unique problems for everyone. Every mother, father and lover worries about friends and family during trying times. Many hearts have been broken due to the death, gut-wrenching violence on our streets and financial ruin. Poets, authors and...
A Parable about Good Fruit and the Seeds of Despair

A Parable about Good Fruit and the Seeds of Despair

  When traveling in the dark let the brightest star guide you. No one stumbles into the night without despair lounging in the shadows. Seek love’s embrace on your journey but do notice illusion’s presence smirking behind you. Keep moving, follow the light and...
Covid-19: Open Season or Oversight?

Covid-19: Open Season or Oversight?

There seem to be two camps forming in America as to how to address public health concerns and economic recovery. It appears the middle ground has mysteriously disappeared like the seventeen-year locust in this era of partisan politics. The ability to see shades of...
Monsters and The Dark Night of the Soul

Monsters and The Dark Night of the Soul

Antonio Gramsci, an Italian locked away in a fascist prison in 1929, writing about what he considered to be a new interregnum (the pregnant time between regimes)– a Europe that was tearing itself apart. He anticipated civil unrest, war between nations and repeated...
Faith, Trust and Pixie Dust

Faith, Trust and Pixie Dust

Duty without Love creates annoyance Truth without Love creates addiction to criticism Education without Love creates contradiction Cleverness without Love turns cagey (Intelligence without Love turns dishonest) Responsibility without Love turns inconsiderate Justice...
Some Things Are More Important Than Living

Some Things Are More Important Than Living

On April 19. 2020 Dan Patrick, the Lt. Governor of Texas said, “Some things are more important than living.” Many of us including our first responders, have people, passions and principles we would give up our life for. Patrick said this powerful statement as he...