Shock and Awe: The Call to Adventure, The Hero Self

Image Credit: https://www.crystalinks.com/merkabah.html Before someone named it cyclothymia, I thought it was just an awareness of the seasons and life cycles of nature. In my blood I feel the frenetic energy of summer and the call to hybernation in winter, the preparation for the darkness in fall and the spike of seedling energy in theContinue reading “Shock and Awe: The Call to Adventure, The Hero Self”

The Merge: Holding Two Apparently Opposing Views As Equally Valid

Alright. Let’s unpack this shit. This is a subject I am passionate about. It seems to me that many people decide, as Anakin Skywalker decided, that if you are not with us, you are against us. We are in the days of the empire vs. the rebellion. Frankly, when have we not been? Since thisContinue reading “The Merge: Holding Two Apparently Opposing Views As Equally Valid”

Show, Don’t Tell

It’s becoming a practice to listen to people’s stories and see what they have endured through the power of mere belief, of belief in someone within who is bigger than the person without. This man smoked crack every morning for ten years and went to prison twice and now he has a Doctorate in ClinicalContinue reading “Show, Don’t Tell”