Month: March 2014

on meeting life’s deadlines

“Expectation is the root of all heartache.” – William Shakespeare. Are there deadlines that one must meet in life? You come of age at a certain time, you become a legal adult at a certain time, you ability to drink alcohol legally occurs at a certain…

feed it to the birds.

A man I met was homeless and hungry. I served him lunch in the basement of a church in a fancy section of Manhattan. Part of my volunteer job for that day was to clean up the tables and remove the leftover food that our guests…

“What we have d…

“What we have done for ourselves alone, dies with us; what we have done for others and the world, remains and is immortal.” -Albert Pike