How to Manage the Proper Care and Feeding of Your Muse

Every morning, I read. I venture into newsletters, writer websites, news, and literary offerings. I meander the expanse of words on the internet. Why? Feeding the Muse I’m searching for the glint of an idea, a combustible fragment eager to set ablaze my Muse. What I find exuberates me [...]


The Teacher Appears and This Is What Happens

When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.   This statement has several attributions, including Buddha Siddhartha Guatama Shakyamuni and Lao Tzu. As a teacher, I reminded myself of this saying every day. I might have shown up to teach, but students possessed different levels of readiness. I [...]


Poetry—You Don’t Need to Fear It, Embrace It

Do you write poetry? No? What if I told you anyone can write a poem, and you should? Writing poetry doesn’t require knowing how to read or write. According to Judson Jerome poetry existed before anything we would now recognize as a written language. Ancient cave carvings hint at [...]

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