Chaos & Light

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Perpetual Progress

Perpetual Progress

Plotted trees with dying leaves Life from stars now to dust A dying breed hollowed by greed Their integrity from rotting to rust I’m asked to hope, on a short held rope Not allowed to see those who save Politics of distraction, incorporated factions Taking more than...

Canceling Complexity in The Age of Social Media

Canceling Complexity in The Age of Social Media

The tragedy of life is in what dies inside a man while he lives - the death of genuine feeling, the death of inspired response, the awareness that makes it possible to feel the pain or the glory of other men in yourself. ~Norman CousinsI woke up this morning to the...

Death & Re-Birth: A Bat’s Message

Death & Re-Birth: A Bat’s Message

I am visited by bats nightly here in Japan. Every evening as the sun begins to fade the bats fly out over our balcony ready to feed. They are whisper quiet as they swoop and dive for their night’s meal. I regard bats as magical creatures, they teach us about the...

The Curious Case of The Addict & The Victim

The Curious Case of The Addict & The Victim

A recent podcast on this topic.  We all have a little of the Addict archetype in us. It would be hard not to in a capitalist society whose sole purpose is to manufacture need and desire. I know when I say addict, you are thinking of your alcoholic uncle or some using...

Keeping Our Humanity in Tragedy

Keeping Our Humanity in Tragedy

For me, forgiveness and compassion are always linked: how do we hold people accountable for wrongdoing and yet at the same time remain in touch with their humanity enough to believe in their capacity to be transformed?  ~ bell hooks It's been a couple of days since...

The Story of Them

The Story of Them

“We are all here to contribute our gifts toward something greater than ourselves, and will never be content unless we are.” ― Charles Eisenstein Last week I visited Hiroshima. It happened to be the same day that Trump stated he wanted to leave a decades-old arms...

“Technology is destructive only in the hands of people who do not realize that they are one and the same process as the universe.”

Alan Watts

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Spirituality For The Rational Mind

Spirituality For The Rational Mind

Often the word spirituality becomes synonymous with a belief in God. However, spirituality is a broader term that is really about our search for meaning. Listen in as Angela Levesque argues that when conscious, everyone is inherently spiritual and why this matters in...

Spirituality For The Rational Mind

Cancel Culture and Its Impact on our Inner & Outer Freedom

One of the greatest threats to our personal freedom is the cancel culture. Listen in as we explore why it's important to be feel uncomfortable and how that helps to liberate us in an increasingly complex world. What's In This Podcast? The impact technology has on our...

Spirituality For The Rational Mind

The Victim & The Addict

We all have a little of the Addict archetype in us. Some times it's as obvious as the junky getting high under the bridge or as insidious as revisiting our Instagram posts every time it pings. But what roles does the addict play, could it be protecting your victim?...