There’s a set of stairs ahead of me. People are busy debating the gender signs for bathrooms in America, but I’m over here looking for a ramp to just get inside of one in Israel. It wouldn’t matter what kind of symbol is on the door. Accessibility has found a new fan. It’s been exactly … Continue reading Lessons in Footnotes
When I look back since the beginning, I can see all the changes. Few are tangible, many are deeply felt, and some are subconsciously expressed. The ups, the downs, the mundane and everyday. The 9 countries traveled, the handful of new friends and acquaintances, the things I shed, the things I left behind, the new … Continue reading 2017.
I witnessed a man fall off his motorcycle tonight. He was driving at a much faster pace than the stopped traffic, between the lanes, and drove straight into a car that was turning left, coming from the opposite direction. Some details aside, he plowed into the passenger side door, left his mark on the car, … Continue reading Life Lessons: The Ride & The Fall
The mind will talk endlessly, if you let it. Self-talk and thoughts come naturally, it's effortless. The work is in quieting the mind to hear what you really need to. In a world full of distractions and easily accessible diversions, it takes a concerted effort to be alone in silence. But, once you make it … Continue reading If It Just Feels Right, It Is
I want the dream I don't believe in The fairytale without an ending The truth in the face of a lie To know the answers without the questions I want to know why bad things happen to good people The reason everyone wants what they don't have The amount of times it takes to try … Continue reading Without The Weight of Gravity
How does love stand in the face of evil At first she feels hurt, weak and defeated But she doesn't give up Oh no, she can't She's felt loss in her bones There are no answers to her questions But she holds on to hope Like a child's fingers Wrapped around a balloon's string The … Continue reading Resilience
“I used to be afraid of failing at something that really mattered to me, but now I'm more afraid of succeeding at things that don't matter.” - Bob Goff If you haven't heard of the book "Love Does," here you go. Yesterday, I was sitting in a friend's loft hanging out under her stairs, and I … Continue reading Love Does.