When I was just a child, a period of my life that lasted far longer than you might think and transitioned directly into the “old dude” (or “Wise Sage” as […]
beside the chipped paint of this aged mansion a bird the size of...
There. Just beyond the dirty truck that pays my wages. Beyond the pump jack that draws the oil in homage to greed. Beyond the quarry I load rock from to […]
Peace, if only for a little while
“Imagine Peace”, the card says. It is a simple message with much deeper meaning.
Why would nature give us a self destruct mode anyway?
Here we are at another full moon. It’s also a super moon which means it’s closer to our planet than usual. And tonight there will be a lunar eclipse. Very […]
Christmas is over. Thank the gods! I have something to admit: I have a problem with Christmas. Not an objection, I like the idea of families gathering and sharing, I […]
Surrender isn’t the same as giving up but it sure can feel like it. The insurance adjusting never paid off. Thousands of dollars, 6 licenses, 32 certifications, over 600 hours […]
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 […]
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 further along the difficult path of spirituality I started long ago the more clear it has become that the answers I seek are less likely to be found among […]
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 […]
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 […]