Join The Noise

There is a community of the spirit. Join it, and feel the delight of walking in the noisy street, and being the noise. Rumi, “A Community of The Spirit” Join the noise. Plant your lotuses in the noise and fire of your daily life. Give up the questing and searching for meaning and make meaning through your writing and living. Give voice to things bound by experience. As meaning makers we create and manifest meaning as we walk, as we write, where we live. We discover who or what we are within our families and communities, within the “noisy street” … Continue reading

Your Legacy and My Inheritance

In the movie Monsieur Ibrahim the story shows not only how we all leave something behind as a legacy but how ultimately we choose what we want to inherit and from whom. We can choose our birthrights. We cannot choose our biological parents (and as this story shows our bio-parents don’t always want us). But we can choose our true fathers and mothers and their legacies. We do not have to take on the legacy of our biological parents of abandonment, alcoholism, or favoritism. And in my case (and maybe yours) the monetary inheritance that was once there has long been given to … Continue reading