"I am no longer waiting for the world to be at peace;
I unclench my grasp and breathe peace in and out.
I am no longer waiting to do something great;
being awake to carry my grain of sand is enough.
I am no longer waiting to be recognized;
I know that I dance in a holy circle."

Mary Anne Perrone


real mermaids

From 2002-2007 I lived on the north coast of Hispaniola, in Cabarete, Dominican Republic. I practiced massage at a destination for...

Speaking in Tongues

I used to live where the branches and blossoms had nothing new to say to me. I rushed by them daily and grabbed the keys, always late for...


It’s happened twice in the past few evenings. Walking out back to call in my cat, I’ve jumped at the sight of the low orange globe of the...

Enter Madeleine

Running as I do on the edges of New Age circles, I own a book that encouraged me to seek out my spirit guides. I have met people in the...

“Pink Moon Gonna Get You All”

Two weeks of living on an island. Now all that matter are the ocean and the sky. All that matters is the gaping expanse of air and color....

A Guy Named Hans

“Every day the sun is coming up.” My sister and I looked sideways at each other and tried not to grin. Whaaat?! Later she laughed, “Oh my...