Finding My Key to Belonging

For The Mudroom Can you belong too much? In the past I would bounce around from one friend group to another trying to spend time with everyone. From one hobby or sport to another. I didn’t bounce around because I felt like I didn’t fit in though; I did it because I felt like I belonged with all these things and these people. My husband can attest to my willingness to get involved with many things at once, saying yes when everyone...

Pilgrimage

Don’t hold me down, Come up for air. Softly falling, don’t make a sound. Look away and try not to care.   Good Ones, when I come under your trees And upon your stones, Guide me. Blessed Be.   Liquid feelings flowing strong. Remove the top, start to trickle. Hearing words and knowing they are wrong. Straight lace, nerves of steel.   How fickle!   Oneness of Life and Light, Lead me through Other Power To realize Supreme Nirvana. Namo...

Soundtrack Of My Life

Music plays such a major role in many cultures: religion, social recognition, teaching and entertainment. The soundtrack to a play or movie leads the story. It sets the tempo and brings you through the low points and to the climax; it fills space and expands on memorable circumstances. The soundtrack to someone’s life should do the same things. Trying to pick a life playlist would be nearly impossible. So I will try narrowing it down to five songs for a...