Chasing ghosts

Of the multiple lifetimes that I’ve endured, reality flirts between the beauty that I saw, and the ugly that I experienced. Sanity was relegated to an after thought when what I saw was a vision uniquely experienced by me. Too real to dismiss, but too fantastical to be believed. It’s the belief that I need…

Exhale. Peace is within reach.

Wisdom is the re-finding of innocence. We’re born innocent, but then life happens. Almost imperceptibly, our innocence wanes, and our disappointment in life replaces it. Focused on remedying our justified gripes with this world, we lose sight of our innocence that once brought us peace. Our life then becomes a struggle to regain that peace,…

The beauty of perfection

The beauty of perfection escapes the bitter heart. Bitterness is the toxin that we hold on to after we experience a betrayal of our trust in another. Sometimes that trust is so dear, that we hold on to the poison of its mishandling to protect ourselves from ever being vulnerable to such hurt again. Sadly,…

Opportune Moments

Tonight I was reminded of many things. Important things. Calling them things undermines the significance of it, but such is life. It turns the ordinary into elusive extraordinary moments, and turns the defining moments into passing glimpses of what was or what might have been. I was reminded of something I read on the blog…

Slip Sliding Away

There are far too many mornings when I wake up and find myself searching for a specific inspiration before looking forward to the events or non-events of the day. My inclination to write is dwindling at a pace that is concerning, because it was part of a bigger picture ideal that I held on to…

The Best In Me

I’ve found, and recent experiences have confirmed this to be true as well, that in order to see the true nature of someone, you should demand the best from them. Demand that they be all that you know they have the capacity to be, and you’ll see the conviction or betrayal rise to the surface,…