Once upon a time, I pulled apart scraps of papers and wrote words I thought represented important topics down with a fine point sharpie. I threw them into a mason jar and randomly picked one each day to write my thoughts. That lasted maybe 5 days, or less. I can't remember. Nor is it important. … Continue reading Word of the Day
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
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
She floats like dust in a dream world When the sun sets, it all falls Settled Down Drop to the floor to pray Not even the strong make it out alive What is here Is what you have As silence falls What can you hear the loudest? Calm comes when you realize Everything that comes, … Continue reading Illusions & Delusions
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
“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.
And, when you're in the midst of it all, it's hard to fully collect your thoughts, feelings, and desires. You're moving at a fast pace, with roughly 40 pounds of baggage strapped to your back, arms, and innately, your insides. You're meeting people from all over the world, with hundreds of life stories … Continue reading 7 Days Later on an Island in Croatia – Lessons Learned