Shit happens and there isn't a damn thing anyone can do about it but I am not defined by those things, I am defined by how I respond to them.
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 […]
Life regularly spins out of control, beyond my ability to keep it in check. Road blocks appear from nowhere or I look around my self and realize that I have […]
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 […]
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 […]
In a few days I will be loading up my car once again and heading North for a short while. The decision isn’t an easy one, there are many reasons […]
The Universe is always talking to us. Telling us to be patient. To breathe. Telling us it cares. That we are loved. Listen.
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 […]
“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 […]
Monday: I woke this morning filled with a sense of purpose. I danced while I made breakfast for no other reason than to feel the joy of dancing. My intentions, […]
You see that black box in my truck window with the red light? That’s a dual facing camera. It captures nearly everything I do. We’re supposed to believe it protects […]
The wind in my face on a hot day While I strain and swear Wrench in hand Making repairs on those things That seem ever broken Because my wallet doesn’t […]
Being yourself means being honest with yourself. I sometimes forget that and fall into the trap of “this is who I want to be” or “this is what I want […]