I Believe In Santa Claus

Believe in Santa Claus

Every time around Christmas, the same conundrum seems to come up among my friends and family with young ones: How to keep the belief in Santa Claus alive. When kids are really little, it's easy. There are so many things beyond their comprehension that even the microwave seems like magic. Hell, I remember throwing my… Continue reading I Believe In Santa Claus

Empathy vs. Sympathy

These days, everyone has troubling times. Our world has progressed to create immediate demand, instant gratification, and the necessity for near perfection. Regardless of who you are, what you do, or where you live, at some point you are going to be in a position where you are down or someone close to you is… Continue reading Empathy vs. Sympathy

Life Gets In The Way

Such a funny phrase -- Life gets in the way. Like Life is a cat that winds around your feet as you're walking down the stairs, determined to kill you. Or it's that one person at the supermarket with their cart on one side of the aisle while they read the nutritional labels on the… Continue reading Life Gets In The Way

The Border | written by Amy Jo

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The pop and snap of prescription pill bottles, swallow, light, inhale, scrape of the chair, cluster of tap-tap-taps on the keys, a silence beyond this room, beyond this wall I can almost hear you—the soil sifting, seeds spreading out, dry in your palm; folds of light robes around you like birds wings—your child asleep on… Continue reading The Border | written by Amy Jo

Untitled by James Robinson

This place is a gathering An acceptance of self Some come here poor Some leave with wealth You might have a purpose You might have a plan But if you have nothing Please rest on the land This haven is here but only for souls with insight and truth, as their common goal We all… Continue reading Untitled by James Robinson