My challenges are simply the water through which I learn to swim.
Experiences are the squalls on the great ocean that I am. Image: Kauai
I traveled to distant lands To find The lushness of a rain forest The expansive freedom of the desert The salty weightlessness in the ocean The rich surprise of a new culture The soaring elevation of a mountaintop The heart-pounding thrill of whitewater The silent peace of a cathedral The intoxicating bliss of new love […]
“I’m all in, calling out your name, Even if I lose the game. I’m all in, I’m all in for life.”—Lifehouse A year ago, all of my writing work ceased to nourish me, so I either left it or it left me. I wrote about this parting in the post I Can’t Wait to Go […]
Divine love—that blissful, quiet stillness within, is real. Every thought, emotion, thing is illusion. I relish the purr of my kitten, the vanilla scent of a ponderosa forest, the taste of sweet cherries, the cool zing of ocean water, laughing with friends and bottomless sleep. I rely on the real. And the photo? Ramah […]
Turquoise pools shimmer, palm trees wave and parakeets zip by. I paddle my kayak toward an infinity line with nothing but blue sky beyond, while the current pushes me into the unknown. Headed toward the fall’s lip, my fingers tremble on the paddle, my blades slice tentative strokes. I reach the edge and fly. Water […]
When I swim, I’m like a dolphin. I roll and flip in the gravity-free expanse. I speed along and dive deep. I leap off the bottom and fly through the air. Likely, fellow swimmers think I’m crazy. But I can’t help it—I’m overflowing with bliss. I feel the great wonder of the Ocean of Love […]