I found this really cute drawing the other day and it's been rattling around my brain. I wasn't sure how to translate the realistic portrait into my more Expressionist style, so I did what I usually do. I put the black pencil on the paper and let go. In this case, the pencil was a … Continue reading Lyric
A Very Happy Birthday To My Amazing Wife!!! It's one of those big years for my awesome wife and I really wanted to do something special, but Sawsan isn't always the easiest person to surprise, nor does she like being the centre of attention. I had a bit of a rough patch figuring out what … Continue reading Searching for how best to say… I Love You!
The Battle For What I Want Rages On... I'm winning, sort Of... As many of my dear readers know, I often feel I crumble under the perceived weight of the question of what do I really want. The good news is it's getting easier to answer, when I break it down. The question is seldom … Continue reading Ask And You Shall Receive
What Do I Really Want To Do? This quote came to me today and it resonated with another part of my soul. It feels like the angel sending me this message understands that I have struggled with answering this question and asked it in a very different way. Starting with a gentle preamble that encourages … Continue reading Over 2 Years On This Journey And The Same Question Comes To Me Daily!
This past Thursday, I got the news that my Uncle Roland passed away after a long illness. What usually happens is a flood of memories pass through my mind. This time was beautifully different and filled me with gratitude. Among the memories I have of my Uncle Roland is an incredibly precious one and one … Continue reading How Do We Celebrate A Life???
I Touched Your Face And Sighed Early this morning You lay by my side Your sleep I disturbed In your dreams, I did glide On rivers of worry Through rapids of fears I reached to comfort you And shared happy tears Of love for you deeply My heart cannot hide When I touched your face and … Continue reading The Madrid Pub Storytellers Club – “I Touched Your Face And Sighed”
Love Is Found In that brief moment before you wake When you imagine your love in your arms. In your first morning coffee When you sense her gentle hand in yours. At the moment you look in the mirror When you picture her admiring eyes on you. In your thoughts throughout the day When you … Continue reading The Madrid Pub Storytellers Club – Love Is Found
When Our Kids Teach Us Grace This past Tuesday, my amazing daughter had her science fair. As a family, we pushed her to get organized, think out of the box, and be creative. After nearly two months of pushing our awesome teen and everything was as complete as it would be, we told our nervous … Continue reading Friday’s Folks – My Proud Dad Moment
Don’t Fall in Love The rain falls past my light post at night to land sadly on my white canvas shoes The sounds of Genesis emanate from my earphones to vibrate in my ears but fail miserably to change my mood. Person after person walks me by on there busy journey to nowhere significant She … Continue reading Midweek Poems – Don’t Fall in Love