Category Archives: Trust

Feathers & Wings

As I learn to sail, I have a new appreciation for wings, similar to a sail, and their relationship to the wind; how something so light can be so powerful and create so much speed when matched, yielding and cooperating with the wind. Creating our lives is like that. Powerful and strong. Light and yielding. […]

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Barks & Boundaries

“So let me get this straight,” I said, “you think someone is supposed to let go of their boundary so you don’t have to feel controlled or respect where they stand? I found her perspective curious. She was learning about the concept of boundaries and was comfortable respecting them when she chose to (which isn’t […]

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Erroneous Loyalties

There are a lot of reasons and not-so-reasons we come up with, you and I, for not changing, and becoming a greater version of ourselves in any given experience. Many of them we keep hidden even from ourselves. We make stuff up about our future, who will be there and who won’t if we make […]

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Ironic Bedfellows

In a card to my nephew before he embarked on the adventure of joining the Navy SWCCS at 21, I wrote him a few things for him to ponder and take with him. He’s stepping into one of those rites-of-passage-moments where someone is forever expanded, entering a world that wants to form him and to […]

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Instincts & Infinity

On a recent solo road trip to Montana, I took several pictures of the road in front of me, inspired by a sense of infinity. I love the feeling of open road, blue sky and not a car in sight. It gives me a feeling of bliss, expansiveness, and infinity, yet it doesn’t even come […]

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