THE WAY IS LOVE

A blog about wondrous things!

Welcome 2021 – new roads

Welcome 2021 – new roads

When I was riding in North America I always rode alone and told everyone how long I would be gone and that I did not know where I would be going.  “See you in a month” would be what I would say to people and then I usually set out south from Canada into the US.  My...

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Christmas 2020

Christmas 2020

Christmas 2020 At the heart of the Christmas story is a child born into poverty, in an unconsidered place, to ordinary people who made extraordinary choices. This is the origin of the story, the essence of the season. How can you hate that? I can understand not liking...

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Embrace the silence – It is Healing Energy

Embrace the silence – It is Healing Energy

A great Silence has been thrust upon us and many perhaps are not prepared. There may be loud voices going off in your head right now as you listen to news media and try to “make sense” of things. A wave of precaution and fear, information and disinformation,...

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Stop Trying to Make Sense of it All

Stop Trying to Make Sense of it All

This time in our history has been trying. The information that is inundating us about one subject that has overtaken every aspect of our lives is placing untold amounts of stress on everyone. A problem arises out of this. Wanting to be right. I am not talking about...

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And Now for the Bad News

And Now for the Bad News

You have not been on vacation. Vacation looks like this. You work really hard, you tie up every loose end, you gas up the convertible, flip the top down and drive like Marcello and Sophia through some curvy roads to a secluded and beautiful place where you have a...

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Mometo Mori

Mometo Mori

As we come out of our homes after months and un-precedented global halting of people’s lives, their movement, a limiting of physical freedom and a barrage of media terrorism (a term I borrow from my friend Don Alessandro who has now left us), I find myself turning to...

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A Letter Home

A Letter Home

Eerie. Surreal. Silent. Mind-blown. That is the feeling I am having in Florence right now. As we live amid the thoughts of what kind of reset is happening and what kind of world and order will emerge after this moment in history. I live in a historic place and I am...

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Moments of Clarity

Moments of Clarity

When the night comes or the morning breaks, it is another day, another gift, another chance to say I love you, a new opportunity to be free. Do something beautiful with the many breaths you take today and see if you can move another heart with the many heartbeats your...

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Santa Pasqua Firenze 2020

Santa Pasqua Firenze 2020

Luciano ArtusiLuciano Artusi è nato a Firenze. Ora in pensione, dopo una carriera variegata come pubblicista e giornalista, è un cavaliere della Repubblica fiorentina ed ex Cancelliere del Giudice Conciliatore. Docente e studioso, ha reso popolare la cultura...

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EASTER  SUNDAY Florence 2020

EASTER SUNDAY Florence 2020

Consumate Florentine Gentleman — Luciano Artusi Luciano Artusi Luciano Artusi was born in Florence. Now retired, from a diverse career as publicist and journalist, he is a Knight of the Florentine Republic and the former chancellor of the Conciliator Judiciary. A...

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Lent – 40 days of deeper meaning

Lent – 40 days of deeper meaning

What an incredible time. We have all been put to some personal test in one way or another, have we not? Is there not some “thing” that has managed to creep in and not let you be the very best version of yourself? I know that for myself there have been many...

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