Category: Spirituality & Religion

Exploring

In response to my asking her repeated questions about where to indulge my rekindled interest in hiking, my friend Ashley bought me a day hike book for Ventura County. I was stunned at the number of trails in the area that had gone unnoticed by me. I’ve always been the kind of person that slows down, looks around, and smells...

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A story of human intervention

My day started off the same as every other this month. Feeling the weight of depression that only a broken relationship can impart, I dragged myself out of bed and blamed myself immediately for the ugly state of the world. It’s a good thing for my dog, or I might not even bother waking up and feeling sorry for myself....

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Every day counts

So many of us go about our day to day business never really knowing the importance we have in the lives of others. I have personally struggled with this in my life, especially in recent times. In recent days, even. Yesterday, Dublin the Dog and I found ourselves downtown at high noon, thirsty and hungry. We decided to dine outdoors...

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Divine intersection

Those who know me know that I have my feet planted firmly on the line between atheist and agnostic, with a little Buddhism thrown in for effect. So, the story that is about to be told represents an awakening of sorts-a reanalysis of a value that has guided my life for three decades. So here it goes, my story of...

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