Month: July 2017

Impermanence (6 Keys To Recovery: #2)

Impermanence permeates what we think and feel, yet our fear that these will be permanent, spirals our lives out of control. It is the attention we give to thoughts and feelings that extends our suffering, that gives transient occurrences the energy to live on and grow. Even great hardships often pass after months and years. … Continue reading Impermanence (6 Keys To Recovery: #2)

We Are The Barrier To Love

For the majority of the past four years, I haven’t been easy to love. Not because I wasn’t deserving of it, but because I had convinced myself that I wasn’t. I existed in a self induced isolation, the perfect setting to indulge in self loathing. I didn’t directly push people away, I simply made it […] … Continue reading We Are The Barrier To Love

Powerlessness (6 Keys To Recovery: #1)

Powerlessness teaches us to let go, to accept that we cannot change the past, control the future, control other people, or even control everything about ourselves. We learn to conquer regrets, fears, and anxieties. We learn to accept imperfection.We are powerless to change the past. We can ruminate about it all we like, but we … Continue reading Powerlessness (6 Keys To Recovery: #1)

6 Keys to Recovery, Healing, and Growth

The next six posts will focus on 6 Keys to Recovery and Healing: Powerlessness Impermanence Presence Interconnectedness Playfulness Communion Powerlessness teaches us to let go, to accept that we cannot change the past, control the future, or control other people. We learn to conquer regrets, fears, and anxieties. We learn to accept imperfection. Impermanence teaches … Continue reading 6 Keys to Recovery, Healing, and Growth

All Love Can Be

"I've always believed in numbers. In the equations and logics... that lead to reason. But after a lifetime of such pursuits, I ask, what truly is logic? Who decides reason? My quest has taken me through the physical, the metaphysical, the delusional... and back. And I have made the most important discovery of my career. … Continue reading All Love Can Be

Forgiveness 

Forgiveness is hard. It is hard to do and it is hard to write about. Most wisdom and spiritual traditions promote it as a necessary practice for salvation (in this life and/or the next). Yet, we hang on to our angers, resentments, and traumas, turning pain into suffering. There is even a point of view … Continue reading Forgiveness