Inner Life of a Late Bloomer Baby Boomer

Sometimes, pardon the expression, it sucks to be an empath and an introvert. For years I’ve been a magnet for other people’s emotions which has caused me lots of confusion and emotional turmoil. And yet, now that I’ve learned to separate my emotional states from current events and the people I’m interacting with, I’m gratefulContinue reading “Inner Life of a Late Bloomer Baby Boomer”


…that to find beauty in everyone you must see beauty in everyone, then announce that you see it for, in announcing it, you place it there in their reality. –Neale Donald Walsch “Empathy is really the opposite of spiritual meanness. It’s the capacity to understand that every war is both won and lost. And thatContinue reading “Musings”

Movies As Art – Ripples in Time

“This world spins from the same unseen forces that twist our hearts.” Spoken by the character Robert Frobisher played by Ben Whishaw in Cloud Atlas For several weeks I’ve been struggling with who I am as a writer. Writers write what they know. That’s why in this blog I write about my spiritual journey, myContinue reading “Movies As Art – Ripples in Time”

The Power of Play

“Turn off your mind, relax, and float downstream.” – John Lennon “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.”  — Mark Twain Recently, a debate arose on Facebook among my college friends about the possible elimination of winter term from Graceland University’s educationalContinue reading “The Power of Play”

A New World

“Yes, I am a dreamer. For a dreamer is one who can find his way by moonlight, and see the dawn before the rest of the world.” Oscar Wilde “Don’t let yourself be weighed down by what other people think, because in a few years, in a few decades, or in a few centuries, thatContinue reading “A New World”