What beauty can be found in our individual and collective vulnerabilities? How do our hungers and deepest desires help define us? Join me as I examine our world through the lens of the senses and turn a compassionate eye toward that which makes us most human.

ex⋅quis⋅ite [ik-skwiz-it, ek-skwi-zit]


1. of special beauty or charm, or rare and appealing excellence, as a face, a flower, coloring, music, or poetry.
2. extraordinarily fine or admirable; consummate: exquisite weather.
3. intense; acute, or keen, as pleasure or pain.
4. of rare excellence of production or execution, as works of art or workmanship: the exquisite statues of the Renaissance.
5. keenly or delicately sensitive or responsive: an exquisite ear for music; an exquisite sensibility.
6. of particular refinement or elegance, as taste, manners, etc., or persons.
7. carefully sought out, chosen, ascertained, devised, etc

hu⋅man [hyoo-muhn or, often, yoo‑]


1. of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or having the nature of people: human frailty.
2. consisting of people: the human race.
3. of or pertaining to the social aspect of people: human affairs.
4. sympathetic; humane: a warmly human understanding.


5. a human being.