Words are a big thing for Marla Mase. For her, music counterbalances and complements the vignettes that swirl around in her head. The brief accounts of fear, the blues, anxiety or the hope -- these are the themes that drive her.
Home has taken on new meaning for me since I gave up my "big-city" life. It means not just a special place or people I love who also love me. Now it means embracing the life that has been given to me, and the man I was made to be.
Our challenge: To stop constant multitasking and begin listening and paying attention. We can, if we try, become a person on whom nothing is lost. We can choose to enter our own life again.