Meditations Session Ten: Trusting Life and Going Into Fulfilment Through the Care of Mind, Body, and Soul for Happiness and Love

Preface This week was trying on account of two factors. Firstly, I turned thirty-one. And, for me, birthdays always cause me to step back and evaluate my life in a very objective, measured way, which is something I typically don’t do in my day-to-day life; however, when you reach a milestone, such as a birthday, you … Continue reading Meditations Session Ten: Trusting Life and Going Into Fulfilment Through the Care of Mind, Body, and Soul for Happiness and Love

Ending Courtship With Society: A Letter From a Budding Misanthrope

“It’s not a sign of good health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.” – Jiddu Krishnamurti “Betrayed and wronged in everything, I’ll flee this bitter world where vice is king, And seek some spot unpeopled and apart Where I’ll be free to have an honest heart.” ― Molière, The Misanthrope The Budding … Continue reading Ending Courtship With Society: A Letter From a Budding Misanthrope

For Sarah

I’d spent years, every type of therapy, Seeking desperately for a cure to my story But not even LSD could teach me not to see But still, I tried to kill the myth in me I wanted to drown out the pain The feeling of believing one has suffered in vain So, not knowing better, … Continue reading For Sarah

Notes Before 31

I begin my thirty-first trip around the sun in seven days. Trip being the key word. Life is indeed – if you open to it – it’s a great trip. Fantastic, magical. Never thought I would grow into something different than I was at twenty-two. I was so naive back then. But that’s how naivete … Continue reading Notes Before 31

To Thine Own Self

I recently heard a well intentioned, albeit misattributed quote in a film, about how families always rising and falling in America.  Perhaps this was more true in the days of Natahanial Hawthorne, who wrote in The House of Seven Gables of the Maule family as: “…generally poverty-stricken; always plebeian and obscure; working with unsuccessful diligence … Continue reading To Thine Own Self

My Own Kind

I used to love a girl by the sea, Used to believe I was the sum of who I would be Now I’m wiser and understand the differences: Between boredom and loneliness, Fear and worry, Persona and personality For, dear boy, I am changing Coming to consciousness with all I was as a boy In … Continue reading My Own Kind