Category Archives: Photographs

What do I want?

What do I want? That’s almost as pow­er­ful a ques­tion as “Who am I?” For when we don’t express what we want in a true and heart-felt way — first and fore­most to our­selves — we lose a vital part of our joy in being exact­ly who we are. Iron­i­cal­ly, in a soci­ety that over-val­ues individualism, […]

The Sea

Recent­ly I was in Puer­to Rico for a cou­ple of weeks. It is a mag­i­cal and beau­ti­ful place. This is my favorite pho­to­graph of the trip, tak­en near Rin­con on the west­ern end of the island. Click it for a larg­er ren­di­tion. You might won­der how this image could be a favorite — it is […]

In the Mountains

My two most pre­ferred intel­li­gences, accord­ing to Howard Gard­ner’s mod­el, are intrap­er­son­al (self-reflec­­tive inner search) and nat­u­ral­is­tic (appre­ci­a­tion and learn­ing from nat­ur­al forms). This means that when I want or need to think in cre­ative ways, I like to look for wis­dom both through my inner expe­ri­ences and in places of out­ward nat­ur­al beau­ty. This […]

Struggling to Find the Heart

strug­gling to find the heart many focus­ing on dark­ness won’t see won’t wait for a tiny bud of light won’t see how it gath­ers to itself shat­ter­ing the whole huge black pearl at once how the sky explodes petal upon irre­ducible petal a man­dala becomes a world a mir­ror a self yet if just a few of us notice over […]