Tag Archives: Light

Seeing the light through the dark

“Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.” – Stephen Hawking The cabin my wife and I spent the … Continue reading

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Stepping out of the darkness

“Help me see myself, cause I can no longer tell, Looking out from the inside of the bottom of a well” – Pearl Jam “The End” What I remember is how dark it was, hiding the sunlight behind drawn shades. All of … Continue reading

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There is no escape from the light

“Ring the bells that still can ring, forget your perfect offering. There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.” – Leonard Cohen,  “Anthem”    When I was a kid my bedroom was up in the attic of our house. … Continue reading

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Your mother loves you

“The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children.” – Jessica Lange I visited my Mom and Dad this weekend. … Continue reading

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A Poem: The creation to create

In the beginning there was a space A place in need of joy and love Blackness engulfed the whole Hearts harden by an icy past Shadows cast a distant memory There had been light once, Though none was allowed to penetrate Rooms of forms … Continue reading

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A Poem: Ride through the pain

The light is in front me, a distances hard to judge I recognize the colors that have bathed my being before Others accompany me on this journey, though I won’t ask for favors Pride prevents me from grasping their hand, sincere gestures … Continue reading

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A Poem: A full moon dancing in the night

The night was still, while the fan churned overhead Blinds pulled tight, to keep the world from intruding Sleep was the task on this bed my body aches for each evening Seven hours broken into three segments of equal distance So this old man can stumble … Continue reading

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