Our Father, who has set a restlessness in our hearts and made us all seekers after that which we can never fully find, forbid us to be satisfied with what we make of life. Draw us from base content and set our eyes on far-off goals. Keep us at tasks too hard for us that […]

you’ve got to burnstraight up and downand then maybe sidewisefor a whileand have your gutsscrambled by abullyand the demonicladies,you’ve got to runalong the edge of madnessteetering,you’ve got to starvelike a winteralleycat,you’ve go to livewith the imbecilityof at least a dozencities,then maybemaybemaybeyou might knowwhere you arefor a tinyblinkingmoment. Charles Bukowski

Life is All About How you Handle Plan BPlan A is always my first choice.You know, the one whereEverything works out to beHappily ever-after.But more often than not,I find myself dealing withThe upside-down, inside-out version —Where nothing goes as it should.It’s at this point that the realTest of my character comes in..Do I sink, or […]

I think it’s good for a person to spend time alone. It gives them an opportunity to discover who they are and to figure out why they are always alone. Amy Sedaris

We’re all made of stories. When they finally put us underground, the stories are what will go on. Not forever, perhaps, but for a time. It’s a kind of immortality, I suppose, bounded by limits, it’s true, but then so’s everything. Charles de Lint

I don’t know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve. J.R.R. Tolkien

You matter as much as the things that matter to you. And I got so backwards trying to matter to him. All this time, there were real things to care about: real, good people who care about me, and this place. It’s so easy to get stuck. You just get caught in being something, being […]

Yeah I am on the fence aboutNearly everything I’ve seenAnd I have felt the firePut out with too much gasolineAnd we’re all strangers passing throughPlaces one afternoonAnd life is but a visionIn a window that we’re peeking thoroughA hopeless conversationWith a man who says he cares a lotIt’s a hopeless confrontationAbout who might throw a […]

Your heart is like a great river after a long spell of rain, spilling over its banks. All signposts that once stood on the ground are gone, inundated and carried away by that rush of water. And still the rain beats down on the surface of the river. Every time you see a flood like […]