Living’ On a Prayer – amazingly wonderful, incredibly difficult.

I was woken by the sound of a semi truck a few feet from my head. This WalMart parking lot isn’t the quietest place to sleep, but it is one of the safest. And I’ve come to appreciate the silent community that huddles their vehicle homes close together without so much as darting eye contact.

And he was there by my side. [Read more…]

Getting up, again.

A long time ago, I had a blog. And after writing there a while it had a sudden burst of fame. Then I ghosted on it, and it died a slow, painful death.

The problem, I realize a decade later, was I thought I needed to get my shit together for an audience. You know, like since thousands of random people were now reading my posts I should give them something of actual value instead of my messed up self. [Read more…]

Relief – Beauty – Love

Text Art

Relief.

Physical, mental, emotional, spiritual.

Every fiber and ligament and thought eased.

It all floats
in the softest of sensations.

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Things that go Bump in the Night

It was approximately 2:15 am when I was woken by a piercing shriek.

I bolted upright and hit my head on the ceiling as the scream came again.

It was close by.

I tore out an earplug in a split-second thought to confirm what I was hearing – repeated shrieking right outside my car, where I was spending the night in a strange neighborhood for the first time. [Read more…]

Beautiful Now – An Escape into the Present

You have to let it go.

All of it.

Whatever “it” is.

Feel this moment.
Feel it in your body.
Feel it in your soul.

Right here
Right now
You have the power to make it beautiful.
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