The Inner Child 



"An adult is one who has lost the grace, the freshness, the innocence of the child, who is no longer capable of feeling pure joy, who makes everything complicated, who spreads suffering everywhere, who is afraid of being happy, and who, because it is easier to bear, has gone back to sleep.  The wise man is a happy child."


        -Arnaund Desjardins (6.18.25 - 8.10.11)



I have a book of spiritual quotes - one for every day of the year.  I've had it for years. The above shows up every year on my…

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Silence & Stillness 



Last year, a filmmaker wrote a part for me in her film, “Transients”.  The film was about a deaf musician and poet and his interaction with a paraplegic sculpture artist at an arts festival.  I played “Gabe”, the musician's best friend and I also wrote the music and songs for the film, one of which we perform live in one of the scenes.  Two of these songs appear on my new album (“In Pictures” and “Transient”).  The lead actor in the film is a deaf actor.  The director is deaf.  The DP is deaf.  And…

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