The State of the World

The world hasn't suddenly changed, isn't spinning out of control, and it isn't ending.  The kind of violence that has ignited recent fears has been around as long as we have. It's grown to be part of our nature and entirely within our control to perpetuate it or end it. It's so prevalent that we... Continue Reading →

Reflecting on Voices

Elie Wiesel died yesterday. His passing led to my reflection on all the beautiful voices that inspire us, give us hope, and teach peace, forgiveness, and justice.  There are many. They were as wise as they were varied, speaking a singular message with different accents. And I smiled. This morning I was watching a video about... Continue Reading →

Self Segregation and Subjugation of Other

For eons, we have sliced, diced and otherwise organized ourselves and the world in attempts to understand the same. We've adopted parlance, accepted philosophies, and constructed ways to structure our individual nature, each other and the systems around us. Human, self, ego, soul. Super-human, super ego, over soul, higher or deeper self. Personality, intellect, intuition;... Continue Reading →

Denial of

There is something unique about being denied by one's father that cannot quite be expressed. It cuts differently than other pain. Or, maybe it's not the cut itself. Maybe it's the emptiness, the tangible void of a such a thing missing, that's left after the cut. I mentioned in yesterday's post that I've recently been to... Continue Reading →

Becoming Horse

I don't share with many folk the experiences I have with some frequency; almost daily.  I'm not quite sure why I tend to keep them to myself.  I think there are a combination of factors.  They are at once deeply moving, awe-inspiring, sometimes physically taxing, some more ‘ecstatic’ than others, and seem just for me.... Continue Reading →

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