Days go by, and still I think of you…Read More 51: Things I Carry – Days Go By
I feel compelled to embrace my pain and loneliness. Today I am compelled to make friends with those very parts of me I have been compelled for so long to hide from.Read More 08: A Love Letter to the Betrayers – What Compels You?
It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who […]Read More 07: A Love Letter to the Betrayers – Haters
Certainly, things and people change – the simpatico of our needs can shift – but we have no chance of recognizing real change or loss if we cannot recognize and accept our inability at times to feel what we see… Being Human, we all have fogs roll in around our heart, and often, our lives […]Read More 50: Things I Carry: Grief and Joy
I was responsible for the emotional safety, physical well-being, and financial security for another person and their life. Someone that was not my child.
The expectations and pressure destroyed me.Read More 49: Kryptonite
Try this again shall we?Read More 48: Fall in Love
This is my pattern. I am committed to breaking the pattern.Read More 46: The Silent Treatment
We are what we embrace. If we embrace the problem than we are the problem. If we embrace the solution we are the solution. If I embrace shame do I not become my shame?Read More Thoughts on Pema Chödrön’s Non-Aggression and the 4 Maras
I made mistakes. I’m learning. I’m growing. I’ll keep doing better but as I heal, examine myself in the mirror, and let people back into my life I hope this is what I can find within and bring back to the table as a more emotionally complete man.
Perhaps this is the letter I should have written to myself.Read More 45: A Love Letter to ©