The Soul’s High Adventure

The Soul’s High Adventure

Friendship and devotion conquer all in this charming camp as children of all shapes, shades and ages converge with one goal in mind: as much fun as possible under the prime sunlit summer skies. Other objectives: strive to spend time … Continue reading

Take the Long Way Home

Take the Long Way Home

The long road is part of the game when you are a ballar…watching the sky fall is not. What divides us is our own prejudices. We are a telling reminder of the impermanence of even the grandiose man-made innovations. Here’s … Continue reading

It’s a Momentum Thing

It’s a Momentum Thing

What’s an esplanade without an impermeable canopy of densely verdant heart-shaped leaves intermixed with cupped-shaped flowers? Now if you’re checked out and on autopilot you may miss what’s in plain sight above your brow. But if fully awake, present and driving … Continue reading

Leader of the Pack

Leader of the Pack

Remember these little fellows? Back it up twenty-seven squares ago when they were all white tops except for one. As I stated in that square, it only takes one and the rest followed in a few days. I’m a proud … Continue reading

This Isn’t School

So much for ephemeral learning (and living for that matter.) It does leave a whole lot of time for a deep sense of knowing in this void we are trying to figure out. It helps to consider a vision quest … Continue reading

Have the Courage to Be Yourself

Have the Courage to Be Yourself

It’s a challenge to be human these days. Reasoning isn’t registering. I stopped trying to ignite critical thinking; it expends energy inefficiently even in this Great Golden Age it seems futile. Instead, I’m focused on strengthening and supporting my spiritual … Continue reading

Hold the Line

Hold the Line

Does anyone else feel like their heart is caught in their throat? Hold the line. Be still but bold. Be anxious for nothing. Let it all play out. Let us pray, meditate, and find wisdom within and lest us not … Continue reading

The Silent Space

The Silent Space

We carved out a silent space for Middle Bear. Tomorrow we retreat to mostly a virtual week and the sofa wasn’t cutting it any longer. While a bit more serene down here, I am not convinced it will be less … Continue reading