there’s a quiet space inside you that is tender and its solitude will sink you like a stone everybody likes to tell you it gets better ’cause they all have tender spaces of their own and they’d rather do anything but remember when they knew that space was eating them alive so they sometimes have […]
this moment’s thought: You = U U = Universe “uni” + “verse” = One Journey One Journey – U = OM
for Kemi Bennings (she who laveth thirsty, fertile grounds) Sing as though your life depends upon it. Sing your cry among the stars. Sing as though you are held by an infinite universe. Sing and come to know what you are.
Really cool to read through and find so much awesomeness added to WordPress 3.6 while I was gone. I should take three weeks off more often. — Andrew Nacin (@nacin) April 3, 2013 This post tests WordPress’ Twitter Embeds feature.
This is a song for the end of days. Rest your weary head. Take a long look, steady your gaze, Remember how you bled. Take a good breath and let it go Deep into the darkness. Never regret what you didn’t know. This is a time for yes. chorus You will stand again And yes […]
Yesterday Kenito asked for specifics that support my position on the “responsible citizen” remaining critical of his own propensity for criticism, and I woke up thinking about when I first got exposed to the value of digging deeper and not just pointing the finger. I went to a New England boarding school for high school […]
This week I was honored with a chance to talk to two of my living heroes Mr. Tavis Smiley and the venerable Dr. Cornel West for their weekly Radio Broadcast “Smiley and West” from Public Radio International. Although I expect my next conversation with these two fine gentlemen to be about my work, this week […]
Jazz singer and fierce, self-made woman René Marie was featured on NPR’s homepage today, along with a clip from her controversial rendering of the “Lift Every Voice and Sing” as sung to the tune of “The Star Spangled Banner” from her folk/jazz/blues/gospel/freedom suite “Voice of My Beautiful Country.” Read the full story here. I’m glad […]
OK! I am celebrating people! For once, my typical creative-person angst has chosen to subside and right now I am deep in the throws of a total anti-crisis. I’m sure my life-long torrential pursuit of purpose and meaning will re-surface in its usual incarnation of self-doubt and ennui, but in this moment, I feel like […]