The Natural Bridge to the Universe

Many take shelter from feeling too much within Some will tell you it’s a mortal sin But to know when all else fails When all is lost down the streets of desire The truest feeling is within the heart That’s the only real freedom there is The only thing they can’t take away from you […]

Onward To the Palace Of Wisdom- Trip Into Understanding

There are times when we try putting together life’s puzzles, assigning the pieces as neatly and securely as we can, into a box of our own subjective thinking; a box that hasn’t any room for fresh interpretation. The analysis is so in sync with the cerebral brain that we fail to enjoy the epiphanies that […]

Mr. Parkinson, An Update

It’s been a while since my last update about life with Parkinson’s disease. As far as health is concerned, I’m doing well. My drugs are still effective; I walk 4 miles a day (with my trusted cane), meditate and stay as far away from stress (good and bad) as I can. However, I have noticed […]

Every Picture Tells a Story

“All things must pass” -George Harrison This is Levi, who belongs to a good friend of  mine. This picture, taken July 1st, 2015 was the last face I saw as I left Raleigh, North Carolina to move to St. Augustine, Fla. I will miss Levi as well as the many friends I’ve known for the past […]

You or Me

          On this road my life does trace Forgotten love, forgotten face Another time, another place What part of me have you become Is it you or is it me?

Peace At Every Turn

“Is there a difference between happiness and inner peace? Yes. Happiness depends on conditions being perceived as positive; inner peace does not.”                                   -Eckhart Tolle One day not too long ago, a friend of mine said to me and […]

Parkinson’s and the Mindfulness of Stress

“Our task must be to free ourselves… by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty,” -Albert Einstein I keep a card in my wallet from the National Parkinson’s Foundation that list my name and address, family members to call in case of an emergency, medications […]

Preface

Some time ago whilst I was sitting in Starbucks, a woman noticed the tremor in my right hand and asked, “do you have Parkinson’s disease?” I looked at her a little surprised captured in my tremor and answered “yes.” She proceeded to ask questions of which I answered freely. Most of the questions centered on […]