Words of Genuine

Words of Genuine

Posted by on Sep 22, 2013 in A Passing Glimpse

Today marks one week since I returned to days of habit after my ten-day retreat to the Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwest Virginia. Every time I return to that area, I locate a special sense of soul rejuvenation. This year was a bit different than previous years. Rather than hitting the road for a daily […]

A Morning of Levels

A Morning of Levels

Posted by on Sep 11, 2013 in A Passing Glimpse

I sipped coffee by the lake this morning just to process this day infamously and always to be known as 9/11. Sitting in the Blue Ridge sunshine, I remembered watching the events of that morning. It remains a day of horrors as the world changed and unfolded minute by minute. Despite the ugliness of the day, the […]

Valued Upbringing

Valued Upbringing

Posted by on Sep 9, 2013 in A Passing Glimpse

The morning air was fresh as I sat on the porch chair overlooking the lake. I took a sip of coffee from either my second or third cup. A fresh pot was brewing. This is my studio for the week. Taking another sip, I noticed the package with three paintbrushes that have never left the […]

Casting a Line. Catching a Day.

Casting a Line. Catching a Day.

Posted by on Sep 3, 2013 in A Passing Glimpse

My vacation week was coming to a close when Zero and I headed out for our final morning hike along the bay. We approached the private 20 yards of sandy beach along our route to see the silhouette of a man standing on the bank. We stopped for a chat after a welcoming “Good Mornin’” […]

Signs

Signs

Posted by on Jan 31, 2013 in A Passing Glimpse | No Comments

My morning hours were decorated with signs of all kinds. From breakfast sandwich special offers, to signs of direction, faith, sales, political banter, and even a bumper sticker on the car in front of me announcing, “I pooped today.” America loves signs. With all of the continual flow of economic and safety headlines, the signs […]

Motion of Peace

Motion of Peace

Posted by on Jan 24, 2013 in A Passing Glimpse | No Comments

Days from the last week were not for memorializing the bitters of the past, but rather a celebration of the forward motion of peace.