I heard today about a woman, only slightly older than me, who is gradually going blind. She has a disease that is causing her vision to narrow, resulting in tunnel vision, and eventually total blindness.
She’s apparently always wanted to travel to Morocco. So this year, her family are taking her to see this magical place, before its too late for her.
Do we really have to face blindness before we go see what our hearts burn with desire to see? Read more
While I usually find any reason to stay in and immerse myself in solitude over weekends, this time I decided to hide in the crowd of a busy coffee shop at the mall.
The Mugg & Bean was bustling with Saturday morning breakfast patrons, and so I settled for a tiny table in the corner, and buried myself in cake and a book. Read more
I noticed something in traffic this morning, as my car crept past the faces staring ahead in the oncoming lane: so many somber faces; grumpy faces; some near-homicidal faces. Read more
I had a bizarre dream last night. I could fly.
And then while flying, somewhere in the dream, I met my Grandpa, who passed away a few years ago. We hugged, that’s all I remember. I woke up, feeling so full-of-heart, and yet so heart-sore for that dreamed-up hug. Read more