Tag Archive: Personal

In the Face of Truth

When I was a young lass of 21, I suddenly developed adult acne. Zit seemed too mild and too cute a word to describe this ghastly eruption of carbuncles, papules and pustules. My… Continue reading

A Guide to the Dark Side

“True loss is for him whose days have been spent in utter ignorance of himself.” ~ Bahá’u’lláh Yoda called it the Dark Side. Gandhi called it the Brute. Tolkien personified it in the Ring. It is… Continue reading

Beyond the Pink Ribbon

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is the month of pink ribbons and charity walks. I love the enthusiasm and the solidarity but I just somehow feel we are missing the point of this… Continue reading

The Secret Beach

Tucked away in a secluded cove is a little patch of sandy strip I call my Secret Beach. I come here to sit a while. This is where I release all agitation and pry away the… Continue reading

A Pilgrimage

 “I have been bent and broken, but – I hope – into a better shape.” ~ Charles Dickens, Great Expectations It was a summer of beautiful, pleasant days spent by the sea and… Continue reading