#153: “After all you've been through...”
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How do we recommit ourselves to love after suffering?
- Jan 5
#149: "The connections we make in the course of a life..."
There's a Zen perspective that even if there is an eternal afterlife either in Heaven or in Hell, by attaining enlightenment in our...
- Dec 15, 2022
#146: "Everyone thinks they have the best dog..."
Albert Camus said, "Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is." There is always something else to do, some other way to act...
- Aug 9, 2022
#130: "Love is the magician..."
Love does not change who we are, but rather it reveals how we can relate to another without pretense.
- Jul 30, 2022
#129: "It's strange how sometimes..."
Flashback to when the boy meets the rabbit. This is one relationship story I'm so excited to explore in a children's book someday. It has...
- May 29, 2022
#121: "The sea rises, the light fails..."
From James Baldwin's collaborative book of essays with Richard Avedon's photography, "Nothing Personal," comes a timeless message that...
- Mar 15, 2022
#110: "You are capable of more love..."
Our collective, human capacity for love is infinite. Not love in the sense that we approve of or gladden in all the things around us, but...
- Feb 14, 2022
#107: Creating Love
If you have ever found yourself wondering about love on Valentine's Day, this one is for you.
- Dec 8, 2021
#099: "Being with you..."
Introducing an adult character, the Boy's grandfather, who I imagine has been a big influence in his life and contributes much to the...
- Nov 24, 2021
#097: "Better a dinner of herbs..."
I'm taking part again in Dani DiPirro's 30-day gratitude challenge. The prompt for this comic is FOOD. Fitting for Thanksgiving, Proverbs...
- Oct 18, 2021
#091: "Love is like the sea."
"Love is like the sea. It's a moving thing, but still and all, it takes its shape from the shore it meets, and it's different with every...
- Sep 22, 2021
#084: "I'm not sure what to do with my work..."
Inspired by Saint Teresa of Avila, "The important thing is not to think much but to love much; and so do that which best stirs you to...
- Aug 24, 2021
#078: "Daughter. Spend your life Loving..."
To me, Dr. Jaiya John's poetic proclamation "Daughter Drink This Water" read as an invitation to a celebration of womanhood, an embracing...
- Aug 16, 2021
#075: "Hold onto me," said the Boy.
A little sketch of the Boy comforting a snow leopard, which resides in the beautiful, high-elevation mountains of Afghanistan In the...
- Jul 26, 2021
#071: "I wish I could show you..."
"I wish I could show you when you are lonely or in darkness the astonishing light of your own being." - Hafiz Some quotes are so...
- Jul 19, 2021
#069: "Do you ever worry that we're waiting our time..."
A nod to the Little Prince and his rose, and the wise fox who taught him the painful beauty of being tamed.
- Mar 1, 2021
#052: "I had picked this flower for you..."
I've been thinking about love recently, and how everyone feels loved in different ways. Some enjoy receiving tokens of affection like...
- Feb 15, 2021
#047: "I hold what is dear, so I hold not much..."
These incredibly lovely words are by my friend Utkarsh Raj, whom I met through the Instagram account in its very earliest days. A...
- Feb 1, 2021
#041: "A flower does not compare itself..."
"A flower does not compare itself to the one beside it, it simply blooms." - Sensei Ogui
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