Tag Archive | meaning
Darkly nutritious fruits (a poem)
driving by the new high school forever frozen in time a moment of heart-break sat a little girl, five or six years old narrow face, hair neatly braided in rows slender legs splayed on the grass of the sidewalk strip. baby in carrier, mother out of car flashing blue lights, handcuffs on the man who […]
How to Make Happiness Out of Suffering
Hello readers, A few years back I discovered something on a personal level that sages have known for thousands of years: that our words and thoughts have great power. As days and years added on to my experiences, I also began to realize that I am the creator of my own life. My life is my […]
Belonging: Is Community Necessary?
I loved reading Lois Lowry’s young adult books “The Giver” and “The Messenger”. The stories are simple, yet profound, and extremely important questions about humans living together in community and how we respect one another (or not) are raised. It seems as if the issues of hierarchy, power, greed, need, and vulnerability always rise up […]