acceptance · behavior · Concerts · emotions · gratitude · Mental Health · recovery · Self · thoughts

    Cages or wings, Which do you prefer? Ask the birds Fear or love, baby Don’t say the answer Actions speak louder than words “Louder Than Words,” Tick Tick Boom, Jonathan Larson During these days of self reflection, I always go back to my roots…musical theater. Betcha didn’t see that coming. Our family always… Continue reading

acceptance · Poetry · Self

I Used To Hate Poetry, But Now I Write It

  I used to hate poetry, but now I write it. Sometimes …sparingly. Some of it has been published on Spillwords.com, some of it remains in notebooks and journals. Most of it I wrote during college. My practice has been growingly irregular due to the need to write blog posts and PR copy. There are… Continue reading I Used To Hate Poetry, But Now I Write It

acceptance · behavior · Self · Work and Job

Professionalism and Perfectionist Tendencies

I listened to Jay Mohr’s podcast on the way home from work. He interviewed Jake “the Snake” Roberts. They talked WWE wrestling, recovery, work, life? Spirituality, service to others. The great quotation said by Roberts was about his definition of what it takes to be a professional. He said that a professional was a person… Continue reading Professionalism and Perfectionist Tendencies

Creativity · Self · Spirituality

#ThrowbackSunday Spirituality In the Stacks

This was a blog I posted to another blog created by a former graduate student. He graduated from the school where I work as a librarian. The domain went dormant. I re-post it here because it came up in conversation on Friday with a doctoral student interested in Theopoetics, and practicing theology in the art… Continue reading #ThrowbackSunday Spirituality In the Stacks

Creativity · Self · Spirituality · Writing

#ThrowbackSunday: Art History, Piranesi & Isabey

This paper was written and submitted for an art history course I took in 2001, during the fall semester of my senior year of college. The focus of the paper are two artists’ renderings of an exterior and an interior of two different sacred spaces. The artists are Giovanni Battista Piranesi’and Jean-Baptiste Isabey, the latter’s… Continue reading #ThrowbackSunday: Art History, Piranesi & Isabey