I am amid a break-up/divorce.

That feeling you get in your stomach when your heart is broken. It’s like all the butterflies just died.

And their death makes the sadness of the heart break much worse. To add insult to injury, now your digestive system has to go through hell, too. Then it takes work—intention and action—to get back to a healthy system again with new butterflies. The action is to ingest proper organisms for the digestive system and to do effective exercise for the whole self. Only after getting the ...Read More Read more »

Go back; try again, Love, God

My six word story submission. Read more »

Years ago, I would look at people

Years ago, I would look at people and ask myself whether they liked me. I eventually learned to instead ask myself whether I like them. I like you. Read more »

A zen master once told me, “Do the opposite of what I tell you.”

So I don’t. little-johnny Read more »

Chocolate

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John Lennon was a boy scout and he sang in his church choir.

Years later, when a friend asked him what was the best lyric he ever wrote, he answered without hesitation; “All you need is Love.” My favorite of his profundities is, “When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment. I told them they didn’t understand life.” He also said, “There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, ...Read More Read more »

She: “There’s a spider in the bathroom. Will you please take care of it?”

Me: “I’ll raise it like it is one of my own, and have a little cry when it moves into its own place.” little-johnny Read more »