Last night… Last night was the fourth public presentation of my daughter Krystal’s high school performance of the musical “Mamma Mia” (Spanish for “My Mommy”). It was the third time I attended. Krystal had auditioned for a role within a
The ember ignites! A flame now bursts forth With intention to burn and redeem those who’ve yearned, Long longing for peace and to wield freedom’s key. With sizzles and crackling, ashes and smoke, Evidence of centuries of greed and
Peaceful harmony… this is what the inner soul so desires. Comfort. Security. Warmth. Balance. Yet… Growth demands that we leave Balance! Listening to no other Outside Voice, We must Release our clenched grasp on Our own Known World… All attachments
We must learn to accept and embrace all aspects of ourselves. We can only find our unique grace and beauty By accepting the totality of our self. Along with our strengths, We must become brave enough to look
The swollen, germinated seed… must break open The developed chick must crack open its shell… The infant must maneuver down the vaginal cavity… The froglet must break forth from his water world… As the butterfly escapes from her chrysalis… FREE.
With frenzied appetite, The crowd . . .waits. . . In long line. The latest release . . .The midnight showing. . . Was now, nearly, at hand. Oh, the spiritually “blind”, “deaf” and “dumb”, Can’t see, hear,
A Jewish businessman in Chicago sent his son to Israel for a year to absorb the culture. When the son returned, he said, “Papa, I had a great time in Israel. By the way, I converted to Christianity.” “Oy vey,”
“Out of damp and gloomy days, out of solitude, out of loveless words directed at us, conclusions grow up in us like fungus; one morning they are there, we know not how, and they gaze upon us, morose and gray.
I was recently asked this question on Quora. Here is my response. The simple and concise answer is… I LLLOOOVVVEEE because… I am selfish… to the max! I have learned that I only want to feel GOOOOOOD, and that the
When Beethoven passed away, he was buried in a churchyard. A couple days later, the town drunk was walking through the cemetery and heard some strange noise coming from the area where Beethoven was buried. Terrified, the drunk ran and