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.
A fog stood between us Like a river splitting villages The shadow of your breath Lingered Like an echo off a mountain top Heavy Time stood still Yet moments moved quickly
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
Dreams don't break. They grow and change - as you do They wrap themselves in a cocoon Of trial and error And emerge with wings They can fly and they can crash You're the wind that supports their rise You're the flame that ignites their fire Dreams work with you and against you They are … Continue reading Unbroken Dreams
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
It's the first day of fall. It's my favorite season, and I'm back in Los Angeles. From the months abroad, if I had to pick one word to define how I've returned, I'd choose "liberated." Liberated from material things, liberated from the desire to have anything new, liberated from the suffocation of self-inflicting anxiety, liberated … Continue reading Fall Forward