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Tag: Awakening

Unlearning: Take Two

If I am ever to reach my goal of becoming a Good Human then I need to become more aware of how my words and actions affect others.

So many walls

Every time I think I’ve smashed them all I find another fortress

One Pearl Longer

On the eve of each new year I reluctantly don a necklace of melancholic nostalgia the significance of which envelops me. Strung from pearls of wisdom gathered by my former […]

Find Me

Find me! Find me where you left me Where you found me before On the side of a trail Near a lake Under the stars In a field On a […]

Past Present

“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald How bright these lights that shine now. Here. In this moment. Blinding […]

Silence

So here I am. At the edge of what I knew facing the experience of what I will know.

Always

Love Is all that matters It wakes me in the morning Sets me on my path Gets me through my days Keeps me warm on coldest nights Sends me miles […]

Winter

  I was not dead then I gathered life Like wheat at harvest I shed the seeds That flourished and bloomed I breathed the sweet air we all share Bathed in the […]

Dreams – 10/26/2016

So long So long ago now So long ago I hardly remember I stood in the tall grass For the first time With disbelief That the world was so large […]

Why I rewrote the narrative of my life

The following excerpt is from my latest contribution to Elephant Journal. When I decided to change my life, the goal was not only to change who I am today but […]

Storm

There was I time I thought of myself as "Stormchaser". It was a label I assigned to offset the difficult times that seemed to follow me as a way of reversing the odds. 

Who am I?

The Buddha was once asked if he was a god to which he replied “No.” “Are you a wizard, then?” “No.” “Well, are you a man?” “No” he said. Confused […]

Fierce grace/fruitful darkness

  I fear one day I will be swallowed by the things that threaten to annihilate and obliterate the man I’ve worked so hard not to be that in accomplishing […]

We all have them

We all have them: Good days Bad days Days when we want to save the world Days when we want to see it burn Days when the lightness in our […]