“Your true home is in the here and the now.”~Thích Nhất Hạnh

Part of intertwining my spiritual and writing paths is being in the #presentmoment.  These essays are glimpses into how that shows up in my life.  I joined the #52essays2017 challenge and this created a channel to share essays that span many years of my writing and reflecting on la vida.

I wrote this in 2000 and it still rings true: “I have always loved the essay — the crisp diatribe, the permission to be loose and opinionated, passionate and clearly biased. It is a warm and safe environment for me to spout my learnings and challenge what I am fed daily through the forced syringe of civilization.”

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