Words & Ideas

I'm a West Wing geek. Even though the series has been off the air since 2006, I've been watching it in reruns, then on DVDs, and now I binge-watch it on Netflix. For seven years it chronicled the lives of a fictional set of characters who work in the West Wing of the White House.... Continue Reading →

Do You See It?

  Do you see it? A world so full of beauty that the wonder of it all makes your eyes fill with tears and the same world so full of violence, poverty and oppression, that sometimes you can't help but cry. Do you hear it? A piece of music that touches your heart and opens... Continue Reading →

You Have to Know Who You Are

  I don't know what to think about this movie, Jim & Andy and the Great Beyond. I feel like this movie is confused, but that confusion is because it shows just how confused  I would say Jim Carrey is. I don't think the movie is trying to say anything, but yet it is saying... Continue Reading →

It Takes Courage

Every year I take a week off and go on retreat. I do a lot of thinking, a lot of reading and a lot of walking through the woods. It's my time to be more intentionally introspective and take stock of where I am and where I'm going. I've just been home a few days... Continue Reading →

A Perplexing Question

  I find it perplexing that humankind, especially in the USA, inevitably ask the question upon meeting someone new, "So what do you do for a living?" It seems to be almost automatic. What is almost never asked, "What are the things you ENJOY doing in your life's journeys?" For me, to ask about what one... Continue Reading →

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