There will always be periods of time in your life where your training will take a backseat to some kind of hectic situation that has arisen. It may be something […]
This post is part of an ongoing challenge to share a little joy I have found each day of this year, and perhaps for the rest of my life. I hope you enjoy it! March 4th, 2020 Sometimes it is something as simple as a film that can bring us the joy, or simple serenity, we needed in a moment. […]
This Life flays the Soul Disparate parts, decaying, lifeless Strips the Spirit bare of Meaning I circle through Life again and again Searching for the Spark of Joy Spoken of in childhood hopes and scattered dreams Until Death holds me by the throat I choke on this thing called Life For there are no answers here In the in-between Only […]
I open at the close. I still remember the first time I read those words in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and had to work through the idea that […]
Nature is our beginning and our end. We are birthed into this world with no purpose other than survival and procreation. But although our primary purpose may seem meaningless in the grand scheme of things, nature has allowed us a wide breadth of experience and choices in between birth and death to find joy and create our own inner purpose. […]
Honor is standing by the values you say you hold within your heart of hearts, even in the face of death. Survival without honor, without meaning, is just death in disguise.
I find the current focus on pulling away from eating animals to be quite strange. Don’t get me wrong, I am completely against showing cruelty towards any creature, whether a mammal or insect or even plants. We should all develop a greater respect for the natural world, but many others take that to mean we should never eat another animal, […]