Powerful or pitiful? Be both.

Most of us hate the thought of being pitiful, or being pitied. We would rather buck up and be strong, fearless, and cool. But sometimes our false ideas of what …

Creativity, Cycles, and Courage

Graphic from https://www.facebook.com/ArtTherapySpot  go visit her site! : ) For me, creativity is not about what you create, but how you create. Fear and creativity often go hand and hand. When …

My heart is so small…

My heart is so small, it is almost invisible. How can you place such big sorrows in it? Look, he answered, your eyes are even smaller yet they behold the …

Why I Love Cheech and Chong

Huntington Post’s Mensa Invitational invited readers to take any word from the dictionary, alter it by adding, subtracting, or changing one letter, and supply a new definition. Here are some …

One Tiny Spot of Beauty

Friend, we’re traveling together. Throw off your tiredness. Let me show you one tiny spot of the beauty that cannot be spoken. I’m like an ant that’s gotten into the …

On Stillness and Weeping

“I feel that I’m not doing enough to alleviate the suffering of the world,” she said to me. “And I am terrified I’m going to somehow add to the suffering.” …