Category Archives: Random

Reflections

I had no idea how heavy the weight of shame was until it was lifted off me. I had no idea I’d been walking an inauthentic life until inauthenticity took a hike. I had no idea how heavy judgment was … Continue reading

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Have Those Uncomfortable Conversations

I recently listened to an interview by host Kevin McDonald that really spoke to me. The guest was a woman whose teenage daughter had been sexually assaulted while volunteering at a church’s soup kitchen – assaulted while there were 50 … Continue reading

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Father’s Day

Thinking about my father on this celebrated day, and all the years I’d make or buy him a card to recognize him when I was younger. Later on, picking up the phone and calling him was preferred over any present … Continue reading

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Early Morning

The energy roars and vibrates me awake.Inner heat warms my feet just a little too much.And my body won’t relax back into sleep.Weird dreams left to drift away. Peeling off my socks I try to cool downSo sleep will returnBut … Continue reading

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Autumn Update

I’ve struggled to write lately, mostly because my mind is still heavily affected by my Kundalini awakening process. A process that is changing how I see and experience my world and the world at large. That said, life goes on. … Continue reading

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A Sea Story

My first deep-sea shipping job, three months out of maritime college was back in 1994 when I was hired on as an AB-watchstander. For those not in the know, when you work on a ship you carry ratings and qualifications; … Continue reading

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Rain

Rain gently floats down in sheets of mist Obscuring the distant view. Rain drops plop from the sky Splattering in puddles, watering all it lands on. Huge droplets of water pour down Drenching all who dare to venture out. Water … Continue reading

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He Really Didn’t Want A Hair Cut

My son was diagnosed with Sensory Processing Disorder when he was two years old. One of the effects of it was having extreme challenges with having his hair cut. The sound of scissors or clippers set him off. The feeling … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day

Here in the US, we are celebrating our independence today. Here are a few fireworks shots I captured about a week ago when I was still on vacation. Here is one more for your enjoyment. I hope those who are … Continue reading

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Rolling Over and Standing Up.

How many times have you been in a situation where you got a call, text or a letter and were blindsided by someone and couldn’t think of the perfect response until later when you had calmed down and were able to … Continue reading

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