What I Was

Preface: This has been an incredibly pivotal season of life for me, and I have been going through a time of radical self-realization. Tonight I took my blanket and candles to the shore for the supermoon blood lunar eclipse, and I wrote the following in reflection (Mainly) on the later part of my twenties. AsContinue reading “What I Was”

Freeing Myself from My Twenties

I’m beginning to hear the teachings of my blood pulsing within me. My story isn’t pleasant, it’s not sweet and harmonious like the invented stories; it tastes of folly and bewilderment, of madness and dream, like the life of all people who no longer want to lie to themselves Herman Hesse It’s no coincidence HesseContinue reading “Freeing Myself from My Twenties”

Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee: On Suffering, Fear, And The Shadow

“We are afraid of our shadows. We are afraid of the darkness inside of us so, and so we project it outside and we have to go and fight these monsters that we project it onto outside. We are afraid of the dark; we are like children, and again, part of the mystical journey isContinue reading “Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee: On Suffering, Fear, And The Shadow”

The Heroes Journey: Sensing and Shaping Your Destiny Through Personal Mythology and Personal Myths

Gaining a Sense of Your Own Destiny Through Personal Mythology I think it’s incredibly important that each of us cultivate a knowing of our own personal mythology and a sense of our own destiny. These things intertwine past and future into a grand story – something bigger than our present circumstances. This [having a senseContinue reading “The Heroes Journey: Sensing and Shaping Your Destiny Through Personal Mythology and Personal Myths”

We are All in Flux: The Importance of Coping with Whatever Comes Your Way

Tonight I received another superb answer to one of the questions I subscribe to on Quora. What is the most important life lesson that you have learned up to this point? The answer is as follows: Life never goes as we plan. We are all in flux from the moment of birth. The most importantContinue reading “We are All in Flux: The Importance of Coping with Whatever Comes Your Way”

For You’re One of The Lucky Ones

Note: The original Song and video are great as well, but I find this remix slightly less melancholy. Sometimes I don’t think it’s fair – But I smile, Because life is good to me You might think this notion silly, And for a time, I did too But trust me – You see, I’ve beenContinue reading “For You’re One of The Lucky Ones”

On Choosing to Be Kind

Update: 10/31/2014 I wrote this entry while being emotionally riled, and while I feel I did an effective job of being constructive with my emotions and providing a great deal of substance to the reader, I do not feel I wrote all of this in the proper tone or from the optimal perspective. As such,Continue reading “On Choosing to Be Kind”

And This is What Love is

One of the things that continually bolsters my spirituality is the way synchronicity and serendipity have a way of bringing the right signs, messages, people, and lessons into my life. And what’s really shown me this is the fact that I went through a kind of dark night of the soul over the past couple yearsContinue reading “And This is What Love is”

Motivate Daily

Zig Ziglar once said that bathing doesn’t last, and neither does motivation, that’s why we recommend it daily. If you’re reading this, the universe has an important message for you – MOTIVATE DAILY. I’m not one of those positive thinking addicts – I know there’s more to it; it’s not just about thinking positive, but youContinue reading “Motivate Daily”

This is Who I Am – Reflections on Quantum Change

One thing I’ve learned about life is that we never know what the future holds. Over the past four years I’ve been in a place of self-discovery – and as anyone knows who has been there, it’s a hell of a ride and it won’t let you off until it’s done with you – untilContinue reading “This is Who I Am – Reflections on Quantum Change”