[uni-verse]

Heart of Didymus Thomas’ and history’s one of many, very-human christs: Bright duality, Indigo child Heiros Gamos, My own wife John and Lori in one: HermAphrodite, Living my best auntie/uncle life … Tho rn I’m sick as hell: and the virus be psychedelic BC we know Law gonna write it, And Lore gonna sell it:Continue reading “[uni-verse]”

Voice Memos: Your New Best Friend

The word ‘habit’ typically isn’t something I go gaga for, but when you integrate the right habits – from Latin habere, to have – into your life, you get the benefits of them. And sometimes in life we discover habits whose rewards are so enriching that it changes the game, leveling us up. Just asContinue reading “Voice Memos: Your New Best Friend”

Introduction to LEVELS

Life is a game called Levels. The game has to be fun The game has to be exciting You have to be (stay) excited to play the game everyday You have to know the levels and you have to have a strategy (To maximize probability of desired outcomes) for each level. The game is aContinue reading “Introduction to LEVELS”

Go With The Flow: Trust It

Growing up, my dad often told me to, “Go with the flow.” As with other things he said to me growing up, this only came to have meaning to me after he was gone (…the people we love have a way of gilding us like that, even after they are gone from our lives…). MyContinue reading “Go With The Flow: Trust It”

TBD

A person asks who they are, Who might they become… And years are lost this way, Spent in abstact thought rather than concrete action … To declare ourselves As hero and author of our story, In deed rather than word, Is to know we are not who we think we are But what we are,Continue reading “TBD”

Life As a Failed Hypothesis: Try Again.

I’ve hit a wall today. I feel like throwing up. Fact is, I’m here, where I am in life, as a result of my choices.  In a word, I made the wrong hypothesis. It’s all very complex, you see; allow me to rewind so that I may tell the story in full. In 2010 I builtContinue reading “Life As a Failed Hypothesis: Try Again.”

 Casting Spells

Thinking about the future; using goals as gamification (reward): asking myself exactly what it is I want out of life.  My artistic goals are set in stone; however, I am a renaissance man: thus the breadth of my interests and desires begs more than artistic success.  And regardless of my writing goals, it would be senselessContinue reading ” Casting Spells”

Facing Life Honestly in The Winter of My Discontent

I don’t wish to make this long (As I would like to return to bed); however, some things must be said or, rather, in my case, written; for without writing I’m just thinking, and I need more than thoughts right now. I need patience. I need time. I need change. Thankfully – unlike the latterContinue reading “Facing Life Honestly in The Winter of My Discontent”

Weighing My Conscience

It is nice to be writing tonight; lately, I’ve been writing more out of compulsion and less out of habit, thus it’s felt more the product of requirement rather than inspirement, which to me is a constant. I am always the writer. This is who I am. I am first and foremost Lawrence Black theContinue reading “Weighing My Conscience”

Moving up The Layer Cake, Climbing Mountains, and Starting a Junto

Emerson once wrote: “A man’s growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.” What he meant was that, life is a layer cake son. There’s levels to this shit.  As one of my mentors taught me, a man is the average of his five closest friends.  No offense to some of the friendsContinue reading “Moving up The Layer Cake, Climbing Mountains, and Starting a Junto”

Examining Motivation and Reflecting on Why We Do The Things We Do

I once heard someone say that, “Most people don’t even know why they do the things they do.” This concept struck a chord with me, and I incorporated the idea into an entry I wrote early last year on motivation, titled: A More Fluid Look at Life and Going Beyond Maslow’s Hierarchy, saying:  The truthContinue reading “Examining Motivation and Reflecting on Why We Do The Things We Do”

On Consciously Becoming

Goals, but as a means to what end? Happiness. For I know no other that lasts; all other ends that we may pursue: sex, pride, gratification, self-satisfaction, approval, status, image, respect – these are mere vanities. Vanities chiefly fed by insecurity, which leads to that slow, creeping death of the soul we call conformity. NoContinue reading “On Consciously Becoming”