I see you sleeping Precious child that you are Your existence is beauty You are a shining star Oh how I wish you had a button Or a switch or level nobs Just a couple of gauges For all the starts and stops Don’t you see oh precious You are the gift of gifts It’s … Continue reading Ode To a Sleeping Child
To those who are struggling with whether or not you should share your amateur creativity, I am here to tell you, the answer is yes. “There are so many other people better than me,” or “I’m not a professional or anything,” or “I’m not very good, I just do it for fun.” These statements sound … Continue reading Should You Share Your Amateur Creativity?
What is life if we were to feel nothing at all? Emotion evokes passion and passion evokes the sense of being alive. So, why then does emotion get such a bad rap? How often have you heard the phrases: “Don’t be so emotional,” or “You shouldn’t make decisions based on your emotions.” How often have … Continue reading Your Emotions Are Valid. Period.
I love honesty. It is a healer. It is a creator of a true moment, and a genuine connection with another person. It’s the vibrant thrum of life itself. When I was young I looked up to people who were honest and real. You know, the ones that weren’t trying to impress … Continue reading Honesty – An Unlikely Rebel
https://soundcloud.com/user-48146613/complete So I was thinking I would share a song that I wrote for the love of my life. Most of my songs are about issues that I am struggling with, and the music helps me sort out my emotions. Writing happy songs is usually the hardest things for me to do. However, the … Continue reading I Will Sing of My Love For You…
So I was thinking about what an artform it is to savor each moment in life. Oh how I want to live each day with a deep appreciation for each and every minute that I encounter. “Suck all the marrow out of life!” “Carpe Diem!” and all that jazz. However, it has taken me a … Continue reading Savoring Each Moment – A Learned Skill
So I was thinking the other day of how parenting is much like living the movie Final Destination. Yes, I do mean the one cheesy movie from 2000 where a kid has a premonition of his plane exploding on takeoff. He subsequently gets off the plane before it happens and convinces several people to get … Continue reading Is This Parenting Or Final Destination?