15 Reasons (more or less) a Pussybrabber Got Elected President of ‘Merica
FIRST IMPRESSIONS- Autism, Karl Rove, and the Lesbian Governor Changing first impressions is hard. It’s even harder when that impression is tied to something one has a strong emotional reaction to- Barack Obama is black and wasn’t born here, Ann Richards is a...
A Good Friend will help you Move, but a True Friend will help you Move a Body- Notes from the Camino de Santiago
What makes us becomes friends after being thrown together by the mad squalls and storms that life provides? What forces of nature cause us to remain friends?
How Love is Like a Handbag and Why You Should Dump the Contents of it on the Table- Notes from the Camino
When you’re older you have baggage. That baggage is packed with habits, foibles, and deeply rooted convictions that cause you to shy away from life, things that get in the way of functioning clearly and living purposefully.
Life is a Bitch. If it Was a Slut it Would be Easy-Notes from the Camino
I never really thought about being unworthy until a few years ago. But then again, a few years ago is when my life became a shitbag of chaos which, in my case, forced me to look inside and deal with the things that were making me wake up to dreams of suicide.
Shame is a Soul Eating Emotion- Notes from the Camino de Santiago
My last post was going answer the question “Why is feeling unworthy so epidemic in our society”? But I turned on the computer and my favorite background music, looked at my notes, and …cried. And I know it’s because I’m still perplexed as to why we treat ourselves like shit…
You’re Not an Accident- Notes from the Camino de Santiago
Why is feeling unworthy so epidemic in our society? In the promotional video I created for my upcoming book “All Roads Lead Home- Life, Love, and Forgiveness on the Camino de Santiago” I said “Some people might think walking 500 miles across Spain is a big deal…
Of Grace and Blisters- Notes from the Camino de Santiago
What is grace and what the hell does it have to do with anything? Grace is one thing I learned about on the Camino. Webster’s says it’s: “Unmerited divine assistance given to humans for their regeneration or sanctification. A virtue coming from God. A state of...
Love is in the Air. No wait, that’s barbecue- Notes from the Camino de Santiago
To this day I really can’t say exactly how I ended up stumbling across Spain on the Camino de Santiago. I guess in part it was due to a broken heart. I had been dumped by the woman I had fallen in love with after getting out of a 23 year marriage…
The Voice in the Back of My Head is a Douchenozzle- Notes from the Camino de Santiago
It was a clear morning and the moon was full as I walked down the windy streets of Ventosa alone. The Portland girls (who were in the bunks above and beside me) got up at 430 so I followed suit and left Cormac behind.
Daring Greatly- Notes from the Camino de Santiago
Day 6- Estella to Torres Del Rio ("Notes from the Camino de Santiago" retraces my walk across Spain on the Camino de Santiago and relates some of the lessons I learned from the experience.) It was still dark out as I walked out the door of the auberge in...