double vision

sometimes we see things and we think that's how it is. that's how it'll always be. a lot of times, it's not the case at all. especially when you bring in other perspectives on the table. it's a wonder to me at all how backwards this world can be. how the good get treated bad [...]

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above rough waters

Life seems a bit like being thrown into chaotic waters. We are deer in headlights because the world can just toss and turn us into a whole new dimension that we have to assimilate to. To understand a whole new way of life is such a mind and body bender. Deep breathes; a moment to [...]

painted skies

I stared out onto the sky for hours. Seeing how it changed from moment to moment. The transitions happened so seamlessly and whenever I blinked, there was a new transformation. An airplane from afar flew by; painted the sky with its own clouds of patterns. Catching the sunset is so humbling. Brings me down from [...]

take a hike

I went on an unexpected hike yesterday to a whole new place I've never gone to. It was refreshing. I hadn't gone in months and it felt like my soul rejuvenated. My lungs cleared with deep breaths. My heart was calm from the beauty. I felt like my whole being craved being in nature for [...]

my youth

it was a vivid picture in my mind of wandering laying on my bed waiting for life to start. new beginnings wrapped up in coming of age stepping off buses climbing rocky mountains. to see the other side of life a world seen broadly with parachutes and good shoes to land safely on my feet. [...]

face the fear

Longing for a sense of stability I quiver at the next step. Surrendering my ground Could be the hardest thing I do. There are no lead tours Guides that can tell me all Facts and figures, history made Buildings to admire, food to eat. Instead, there is an unknown. A blank space that clouds over [...]

just keep going

I had to walk across the pond, Without the heavy gear, Without fancy boots Or a canoe to sit in. Wading through Step by step. I met others, Crossing like me. With or without a friend. Silently and triumphantly As each sunset set And each day the sun rose. There was no choice. Like a [...]

snapshot and story, 2/3/18

I remember the day I took this. Years ago, I decided to play around with my dad's "new" camera. He probably bought it a bit ago, but I didn't really care for it until then. Picked it up and decided to just shoot things. Adjusting the different settings not knowing really what it'll do. These [...]

ignite your bones

I'm not sure what compelled me to buy their CD. I liked their music, but wasn't a "fan" necessarily. When I got home, I placed the circular magic disc and let it play. And this was one of their songs that really caught me. I remember thinking that the lead singer's voice was really authentic. [...]