Traveling Light

Art by Maria Chambers

A woman new to my apartment complex was sharing with me in conversation that the first time she saw me, she said to herself, “There is someone I would like to know.   There is someone walking around without any baggage.” Continue reading “Traveling Light”

Relax into the Void (Don’t Avoid The Void – Part 2)

Art by Maria Chambers

It’s certainly no fun to be in the place where we are not feeling much passion about life.  If there’s one thing the human being has very little tolerance for, it’s lack of passion. Continue reading “Relax into the Void (Don’t Avoid The Void – Part 2)”

Coming Out

Art by Maria Chambers

(Author’s note:  You may have noticed that I have been publishing more frequently than usual.  While on ‘vacation’ last month, I ended up feeling inspired and writing more than expected.  Consequently I have a few posts in the queue.)

I have a dear friend who I have known for almost 50 years.  I witnessed him going through, and helped him through the toughest times in his life.  The time he began embracing his homosexuality.  It couldn’t have been easy, dissolving a five-year marriage to a woman, and being misunderstood, even rejected by those he was closest to.  And living as someone who is only a shadow of who he really is for all those years. Continue reading “Coming Out”