To Endure

There are paths when each step is not getting easier. There are times when we will not seem like progress. Two steps forward. 1 step back. This is and will always be the only path. How do any of us endure? For me, it’s a kind act or the words of those that came...

How to suffer?

Sometimes moments are tough. Sometimes you don't know how to do, what you have to do. There is no way around it…only through it. Arduous struggle. Whether it is the woman I used to see on the side of Whole Foods in Chelsea wrapped in garbage bags, during the...

Today, I awoke a King

I woke up sluggish. My shoulders were hunched over. I felt like vomiting. My mind was moving at the pace of a slug. I took a slow shower …the one where you stand under the water for an extended period of time, knowing that any longer and your skin will become...
Where are you putting your attention?

Where are you putting your attention?

They themselves are makers of themselves”┬áby virtue of the thoughts which they choose and encourage; that mind is the master weaver, both of the inner garment of character and the outer garment of circumstance, and that, as they may have hitherto woven in...
Wisdom 2.0: Disconnect to Connect

Wisdom 2.0: Disconnect to Connect

We arrived. The Garrison Institute grounds and building were healing. The contract of the hustle of NYC compared to the calm greenery and stoic buildings felt right. The accommodations were simple and minimalistic. No plush pillows. No fancy duvet cover. No flat panel...