The Rose Garden is a place of enchantment that lay across the street from where I lived in Northern California. Sunny Hollow is not the town I grew up in, but The Rose Garden is the same place that served [...]
For Eve, Africa is still the embodiment of life. Before Jerome, she returned to Africa time and again because she needed to be needed and she needed to forget. The mother continent, it was a web of life that reminded [...]
You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. — Rabindranath Tagore No voyage can be begun without embracing risk. Photo by Dustin Haney on Unsplash
The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival. - Aristotle In seeking truth beyond that expounded outside of oneself, the slow unwinding of awareness is progress towards a life well-lived. [...]
'You can choose now. You can be black and white. Biracialism is a 'thing.' I barely heard the young woman's words. They were like an echo. And that is how I came to call Mariah. I needed to hear her say [...]
It is Mother's Day and I am grateful that I can celebrate it. That I am allowed to utter my gratitude. And that is the reason I decided to write today. I hope you will forgive me for stepping into [...]
Lavender evokes a million emotions. It is not just the senses of sight, smell, touch, and taste. Once you have experienced a warm day, the scent of blooming lavender floating on a soft breeze, and the gentle buzzzz of bees [...]
Wherever the human heart plays, inspiration will find its way home.