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"Set adrift on memory bliss of you"

I sat, in the darkened bedroom of my infant daughter, with her sleeping form cradled against my body, her face nestled into my throat and gently rocked in time with her breathing- in and out. 357 more words


The Assassin

Like many potential victims, he knew his would-be assassin. He had, after all, met her before she was born when she kicked at his hands as he touched his wife’s pregnant belly. 789 more words



“Sometimes we find that we like our thoughts so much that we don’t want to let them go.” Pema Chodron

“To manage your mind, know that there is nothing, and then relinquish all attachment to nothingness.” Lao Tzu

Lancaster Pennsylvania

Pressure washer hose attachment

Recently I purchased (online) an attachment for my hose that is advertised to be like a pressure washer…

At first try, I thought it was not much stronger than the regular nozzle on my hose, but when I played around with the bolt on the side of the stick, I got it to work better, but not quite as powerful as promised. 51 more words


False Freedom

Reality has both an inside and an outside, but it is generally only the ‘outside’ that we know. The outside is everything to us. The ‘inside’ – we might say – is a kind of intangible energy or potential that facilitates the coming and going of forms, this ‘coming and going of forms’ being the tangible type of activity that is constantly taking place on the ‘outside’. 3,383 more words

Short Articles

"Mama, I Don't Think You Love Me..." Part 2: The Aftermath

(If you haven’t already read it, the first part of this two-part post can be found here.) 

Later that evening, after I put the kids to bed and Matt finally got home, I replayed the tense conversation Sofia and I had. 921 more words


"Mama, I Don't Think You Love Me..." Part 1: The Conversation

This is what Sofia, my 4.5 year old first born told me over dinner 2 nights ago, just 4 days after Mother’s Day.

My immediate reaction was amusement. 1,740 more words