Human Connections

“When an elder dies, a library burns to the ground.” African Proverb “Each of us … at some time in our lives, turns to someone – a father, a brother, a God … and asks … ‘Why am I here? What was I meant to be?’” ~ Spock in Star Trek: The Motion Picture SinceContinue reading “Human Connections”

Following My Passion

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” ~ Maya Angelou “It’s not about becoming rich and famous. It’s about dreaming a sacred destiny for yourself. It’s about becoming a luminous warrior in these dark times.” ~Continue reading “Following My Passion”

Let’s Honor the Ancestors

“Many cultures believe that on a certain day – Halloween, the Irish Samhain Eve, Mexico’s ‘Dia de los Muertos’ – the veil between this world and the next is especially thin.” ~ Michael Dirda I’ll be honest, I’ve never particularly liked Halloween. As a kid I wasn’t into creepy stories. I don’t like to beContinue reading “Let’s Honor the Ancestors”

An Opportunity As the Darkness Comes

I have always loved traveling at night. I feel enveloped by the warmth of the darkness. I’m invisible and can be alone with my thoughts at such times. I have gotten answers to questions when I’m driving in the dark. For example, what to name by first novel. I had just turned onto King’s RanchContinue reading “An Opportunity As the Darkness Comes”