snail in a thistle

Do you see the snail? My uncle thought it was pretty fascinating that a creature with such a soft body would choose to climb up something as prickly as a…

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my 3 year-old teacher

"The most precious gift we can offer others is our presence. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers." – Thich Nhat Hanh I only see my…

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carrying our stories

"We carry our stories, and they become so airtight that we can suffocate ourselves with them." – Lemn Sissay I had to stop the podcast and write this down when…

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the honor system

Early one morning, I walked alone along a mountain road and came upon this table. How could I resist? I put a dollar into the coffee can and selected three…

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