Love on Martin Luther King Day

“Without love, there is no reason to know anyone, for love will in the end connect us to our neighbors, our children and our hearts.” – Dr Martin Luther King Jr.

Exhaling

Slowly we exhale embracing what is and honoring the past. The stillness is calming, the water soothing. All things are possible. Soon we will have to leave, holding tight to the gained peace.… Continue reading

Taste As Much As You Can

“Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won’t either, for solitude will also break you with its yearning. You have to love. You have to feel. It… Continue reading

Conflicted

“I hate this feeling. Like I’m here, but I’m not. Like someone cares. But they don’t. Like I belong somewhere else, anywhere but here, and escape lies just past that snowy window, cool… Continue reading

I Know My Soul

  “I plucked my soul out of its secret place,  And held it to the mirror of my eye,  To see it like a star against the sky,  A twitching body quivering in… Continue reading

Your Life

Your life is your life Don’t let it be clubbed into dank submission. Be on the watch. There are ways out. There is a light somewhere. It may not be much light but… Continue reading

Love After Love

The time will come when, with elation you will greet yourself arriving at your own door, in your own mirror and each will smile at the other’s welcome, and say, sit here. Eat.… Continue reading

Thankful For Everything

Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift. – Mary Oliver In the season of thanksgiving, raise a… Continue reading

Seasons

“Nothing Stay Forever” “Nature’s first green is gold, “Her hardest hue to hold. “Her early leaf’s a flower; “But only so an hour. “Then leaf subsides to leaf. “So Eden sank to grief,… Continue reading

Walking Tall

In the midst of passionate, empowered and successful women at last Friday’s Pennsylvania Conference for Women, only one woman sent chills down my spine and tears down my cheeks. Linda Cliatt-Wayman. Cliatt-Wayman is… Continue reading