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.
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 […]
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: 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 […]
“Life is difficult. This is a great truth, one of the greatest truths. It is a great truth because once we truly see this truth, we transcend it. Once we […]
I often talk about “Now” as being the only time we ever have without really addressing the bigger question: How much time do we really have? That question can be […]
That soul you carry, the one that can feel as heavy as a crate of stones or light enough to lift you to the stars. The part of you that […]
Every cell in your body, every muscle, bone, tendon, artery, vein, capillary, and the blood the flows through them, every neuron that fires thought both pleasant and unpleasant, every memory […]
“People are hypocrites” she proclaims. “No one lives the life they want.” I have said those same words myself, or something similar, though it probably contained expletives and self […]
I’ve been posting this on my Facebook page for a few years now so I thought this year I’d share it here. At least once a year: Watch the […]
If I listen carefully To the stories and questions Of those around me To the words of the song Playing on the radio Or in my head To the consequences […]
One of the most desirable, and often most difficult to achieve, meditative states is that of Nothingness. It is not a state of loss of Self as the word implies […]
How often I wonder do I see the world distorted by the lens of my past in colors of jade edges dulled contrast fuzzy like looking through a dusty kaleidoscope […]
Life is all about discovery. When we are born we discover the most amazing things: the world develops before our very eyes and as we grow it expands as if we, ourselves, are the gods that create it moment by moment.
There is a place Where feelings are as solid as a tangerine and just as sweet Where the warm breeze on an autumn noon cools salty skin with the […]
Rise! Shine bright Light the sky Dispel the night Guide the weary With your light You are the sun Rise! —————- Image: “Rising” by Ilsur Gareev