April 20, 2019
Bedtime was the same every night on Molokai. Unhurried on this island in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by ocean, I lay under the stars fighting to keep my eyes open in order to drink in one more ounce of their presence. In the profound silence, the disconnection from civilization… READ MORE
April 13, 2019
“This has restored my faith in humanity.” Every time I hear this expression it makes my eyebrows crinkle.
I realize it’s an expression used to emphasize how good something is, usually referring to good deeds and acts of kindness or bravery. There’s no… READ MORE
April 06, 2019
When challenges appear far larger than I am, I celebrate how malleable my sense of scale is. I celebrate how the restoration of my faith and perspective can come through the tiniest vision; how the smallest remembrance can create the largest shift.
That’s recently been essential. In this remote Oregon forest, we’re only now fully feeling the impact of the most destructive snowstorm here in the past fifty… READ MORE