Ocean Spirit

A little poem to the Ocean Spirit, written on Dragon Boat Festival, June 25, 2020, in Longdong Bay, Taiwan.

Transported

Take a deep breath, and on the exhale, see with your mind’s eye. Let yourself be transported here, as you open your eyes on this little island I call home. No, not tropical. This is an island in the Pacific Northwest, off the coast of Vancouver Island. Tall, ancient Douglas Fir trees tower above you, their boughs creaking softly in the wind.

On Faith:

God across languages and culture I remember clearly, as a small kid, asking my mom about why there were wars, and she explained that they were fighting about their gods. It was so, so bizarre to me, and still is to this day. If you truly believe in One God, how can you possibly fight…

How Do I Know I’m on Track?

Feel the joy, and invite others to join you in looking for the next sign. How do YOU know you’re on the right track? We speak to you in signs, in knowings. In numbers, patterns, beams of light, dragonflies, butterflies, ladybugs, birds, lizards, a deer lifting her head to gaze at you in a moment of stillness.

Creatures of Habit

It seems so much easier to maintain and practice bad habits than it is to practice good habits. Why is that? Let us focus our energy and time on replacing those bad habits with good ones.