For Elizabeth Gilbert Who Walked to the River’s Edge with Rayya

There is loss. It happens to us even as the soul knows nothing is missing. What we feel we lose has only been transformed, shifted, moved closer to the river. We sit there at its edge and contemplate the way of our going. Where are we going and how do we travel? What have we seen when the distance between the start and the ending … Continue reading For Elizabeth Gilbert Who Walked to the River’s Edge with Rayya

Before You Eat, Bless Those Who Go Without

I can’t speak for anyone else, but I love food. I don’t eat to live, I live to eat. There was a time when I woke each morning and immediately thought about what I would be preparing for dinner, excitement bubbling within as the ingredients ran through my mind. Shower time wasn’t the same unless I closed my eyes and, while the water poured over … Continue reading Before You Eat, Bless Those Who Go Without

Roseanne Got Barred

Mindfulness and living our lives from a place of conscious awareness are more than trendy statements or catchy phrases pressed onto our yoga bags. They’re real and choosing not to think so has consequences for those in the public eye. I can get away with making a wisecrack at a politician, public figure, or celebrity. No one would think twice. It’s something we see day … Continue reading Roseanne Got Barred