Photos from the Trail Page Jul13

Photos from the Trai...

Come have a peek at the new Photos from the Trail page. Here I’ll regularly post my top pictures from my New England rambles (to aid in the armchair traveling of all you nature-lovers out there). Hopefully, I will inspire you to unplug, leave it all behind, and have an adventure of your...

6 Questions with L.M...

6 Questions with award-winning author and Homebound Publications Founder L.M. Browning Photo of author hiking Walden Pond, June 2015 1. What books are on your nightstand? Artic Dreams by Barry Lopez, Winter Count by Barry Lopez, Light Action in the Caribbean by Barry Lopez (are we seeing a...

Support Local Indies! Jun14

Support Local Indies...

While Amazon and B&N do indeed stock my titles, I have a deep infinity for indie bookstores. If you would like to buy one of my titles, please look for it in your local indie bookstore. If you live in the area of Mystic, Connecticut, stop into Bank Square Books for signed editions of all...

A Moveable Feast | New York City, NY May29

A Moveable Feast | N...

Notes from the Road… As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away…and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began...

New Gallery on Fine Art America May06

New Gallery on Fine ...

Hope you enjoy a taste of the Northeast!

Clarity in the Darkn...

A Selection from Seasons of Contemplation: A Book of Midnight Meditations I find I suffer from sensory overload. The speed of the daylight world deafens and overwhelms. Night is more to my pace—the solemn simplicity and the space for rumination. Life still possesses a sense of grace while...

The Virtue of Doubt

A Selection from Seasons of Contemplation: A Book of Midnight Meditations by L.M. Browning The Virtue of Doubt Often, we do not come to our faith personally; rather, our faith is handed down to us by our parents, mentors, or our community. Accepting a set of truths that we have never tested...

Wild Silence

The wider the web, the less we stop to take in the horizon. Our mind, our body, and our spirit require that solace that stillness brings in order to regulate our mental and physical health.

Unto the Edge

  A Selection from Seasons of Contemplation: A Book of Midnight Meditations The purpose of a pilgrimage is about setting aside a long period of time in which the only focus is to be the matters of the soul. Many believe a pilgrimage is about going away but it isn’t; it is about coming...

Presence

    A Selection from Seasons of Contemplation: A Book of Midnight Meditations | by L.M. Browning The divine is in the present and you must be present to experience it. When you vacate the present and recede into your mind, allowing worries or work to remove you from the moment, you...

Five Simple Things About Religion that I’ve Come to Believe Jan31

Five Simple Things A...

Five Simple Things About Religion/Spirituality that I’ve Come to Believe by L.M. Browning 1. Abandon the institutions of religion. Religion has become a political arena—a rallying points for fanatics—a self-righteous guise for the self-centered individual. No, leave the institutions and...

The Necessity of Sol...

A Selection from Seasons of Contemplation: A Book of Midnight Meditations Who are we without our influencers; without our addictions; without our media-induced hungers? So often the voices we hear echoing in our mind are not our own but that of our influencers. Isolation, while arguably going...

New Offerings this Spring! Jan04

New Offerings this S...

This morning Homebound Publications released an announcement about their forthcoming spring titles. Among their offerings are two chapbooks I’ve been working on. Read the full announcement

In Reverence of Reflection Dec03

In Reverence of Refl...

After studying world religion for 15 years, I’ve passed through every major faith at one point or another, choosing from the various doctrines those truths I felt I could embrace. At this point in my spiritual journey, I have no label for my faith. I stand in awe of knowledge itself and...

Affirmations and New Chapters Nov08

Affirmations and New...

Dear Friends, So, a bit of big news. For the last few months I’ve been musing with the idea of going back to school. This won’t surprise those who know me best. Since I was a child I’ve had an insatiable intellectual curiosity. The reasons compelling me to go back to school...

MEAD Magazine Nov05

MEAD Magazine

Recently, “Down Along the River Styx” a selection from Vagabonds and Sundries was featured in MEAD: The Magazine of Literature and Libations. And, of course, it wouldn’t be MEAD without a feature on my favorite cocktail alongside the poem. Come read about my old fashion...

The Castoff Children | A New Novel Nov05

The Castoff Children...

“The Castoff Children is a lovely story of hope and the power of dreams and friendship….” —Tomm Moore, Writer and Director of the Academy Award nominated film The Secret of Kells

A Few Nights Each Life | Poem Oct11

A Few Nights Each Li...

A Few Nights Each Life —an excerpt from In the Hands of the Immortal Weaver: Poems of Memory and Belonging, forthcoming 2015 by L.M. Browning   We spent one night you and I, while taking respite in that tent pitched along the inlet of dreams and reality. Bodies entwined, souls blurred,...

Poems in the Autumn Issue of Coastal CT Magazine! Sep19

Poems in the Autumn ...

I am very proud to join my fellow Connecticut poets David K. Leff and Leslie Mc Grath in the latest issue of Coastal Connecticut Magazine! Look for our respective work on pages 78, 80, and 82! But be sure to flip through the whole magazine when you have the time. It’s a wonderful...

Poems in Coastal Connecticut Magazine Jul08

Poems in Coastal Con...

Four poems from my latest collection, Vagabonds and Sundries, appeared in the July issue of Coastal CT Magazine! Explore the free e-edition here>> Vagabonds and Sundries is now available in hardcover and paperback. Look for it on Amazon, B&N and in your local indie bookstore! Signed...