It started out as a play on words, a cheeky suggestion to my mom that instead of a BIRTHday party, we should throw my sister a BIRDday par..
The last Jolly Zings of the season are flittering about my head. They’re dropping their remaining bits of glitter and tinsel upon me as I’..
It started with a map.
I still remember my sister’s glee as she unrolled an ancient-looking map of Earth in the room above our mom’s te..
From afar, Earth is a marble of blue, green and brown shrouded by an ever-changing, wispy cocoon of white. Zooming in, this placid jewel t..
Peace on Earth: There’s no more powerful or yearned for wish this time of year. Some people believe Peace on Earth means an absence of war..
This time of year, I contemplate the darkness—not only of the winter world, but of the darkness that too easily ensnares our souls.
In the Gypsy Grove, when the days grew short and cold, the Travelers would light the candles for the Winter Lights Festival. The fact that..
Every year, right after Thanksgiving, the Holly Zings would appear. These little creatures with the green holly wings would hide in plain ..
On Winter Wish Eve, my father always threw a swanky soirée. The vibe was much more the glittering ’20s of the twentieth century than the r..
Believe in the goodness of others
Believe in your inner worth
Believe things can be better tomorrow than they are today
It was turning into a long meeting.
Ever since arriving in the Creators Realm, I had been pining away for the life I had in Cratersvill..
There’s just something special about Thanksgiving. It’s not a religious holiday, but a family oriented one. It’s a time when people travel..
Gobble, gobble! It’s Turkey Day! Now, some of you may know this day as Thanksgiving while others of you may think of it as Shop-Till-You-D..
When the bonfire had ceased and the embers cooled, she came.
Slowly, she swept up the ashen remnants of sorrow and despair offered up t..
Every autumn it comes.
Before the Night Between the Worlds, the townspeople gather. At the site of the burning, they bring their parcel..
According to the Eternal Clock, by which they live their lives, the Travelers start the new year at the time of the apple harvest. Not qui..
Some of you might be wondering why I always talk about what we can do to change ourselves instead of just focusing on the problems in the ..
In this post I want to write about the power of love.
When societies become divided, love is in short supply. One reason for this pheno..
The Flower Power movement was born during a turbulent time in American history. It represented peaceful protest against a divisive war. Th..
In a world where there are few things you can believe in, you have to learn to believe in yourself.
You have to learn what makes you ti..
Whatever you do in life:
Do it with spirit
Do it with spunk
Do it to ignite someone else’s soul
Glow like the moon
Living your dreams is a lot like taking a trip to the distant stars. The journey will be longer than you anticipated. Harder than you expe..
As I grew older, I spent the after-school hours at my father’s theater. This is where I practiced the magic that I had been initiated int..
History. If you don’t learn from it, you’re doomed to repeat it.
My father and I were standing on the roof of his theater. It was not t..
Happiness is like an elusive butterfly. It is dreamt about, pursued, but rarely captured. Perhaps this is because, too often, people think..