it can take half a lifetime to begin to engage in mature spiritual practice and healthful emotional habits, but it doesn’t have to….
deep in the recesses of our minds lives a natural state of coherence. it persists underneath the noise and clamor of the everyday. it outlasts any negativity, any spiral of thought, any deterministic projection or controlling enmity….
it’s rare we speak with conviction and power, save the plentiful moments when we’ve reached the end of our ropes, when something has triggered us; when we are primarily reactive and defensive, rather than in our truth, strength, and vulnerability….
i love learning. when i look at the ways i spend much of my time, it’s on youtube, listening to podcasts, audiobooks, some reading, exploring somewhere new, or looking closer at somewhere old… discovery is ever in waiting, everywhere….
it took a lot of blazing fires, twisting gales, and drowning floods before i realized i was the spark, the agitator, the torrent and the governor of the rain. sweet, cleansing rain. . . in the end, as in the beginning (the ever-presence of the herenow), it is all in entirety and infinity just to…