I Know Why

When our hearts and minds cannot wrap around reality, poetry allows a pathway to find the way through to a broader place. A place where words, feelings, imagery and meaning intermingle acting as hope, healing balm, and help to the soul’s cry for understanding. I believe poetry, music, and all creative endeavors- painting, drawing, sculptingContinue reading “I Know Why”

Battling Depression with a Notebook (RJD January 2014)

I usually try to share from older journals, but recently I have been sharing, occasionally, from current journals as well. Generally speaking, I always, ALWAYS, keep one continuous ongoing journal. I carry it everywhere I go (most of the time) within reason, and it is a constant companion, capturing my thoughts, prayers, ideas, random poems,Continue reading “Battling Depression with a Notebook (RJD January 2014)”

Love Versus Tolerance

Credit Love is a safe place. It is the place  where all of your puzzle pieces  spill out- are not scrutinized  as they lay vulnerable on the table, but instead  gently explored, held up to light, put together again with grace and dignity intact… Tolerance believes you need fixing. Love says, “Beautiful!” Tolerance says, “Acceptable.”Continue reading “Love Versus Tolerance”