Interview/Talk

Silence (meditation)

Silence is the key. Silence is what is there when all voices quiet down. Silence is the language of spirits. Humanity alone is incapable of healing. Spirits are what heal us in times of silence. Silence is at service of enlightenment. From enlightenment, all noise disappears. Silence is the language of love. All pain can… Continue reading Silence (meditation)

Personal writing

Literature: How to Read and Understand the World (Release Event)

Dear community, I have some very exciting news! If you’ve been following my blog since the beginning, you’ll remember my book, “Literature: How to Read and Understand the World.” It’s out! It’s available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and GoodReads through Balboa Press (links below). For a reminder, “Literature: How to Read and Understand the… Continue reading Literature: How to Read and Understand the World (Release Event)

essays, Personal writing, Uncategorized

The authentic self and the illusion of the academy

While living in Colorado Springs between 2015 and -16, I wrote a novel on power, alienation, and education. I never gave it a title, but the work describes a high-powered Academy where children are taken away from their families, then trained in a series of exercises that culminate in the ability to “Produce,” meaning manifest… Continue reading The authentic self and the illusion of the academy

essays, Personal writing

“What’s my purpose?”

I In summer of 2017, I had a conversation with a guru about my life’s purpose. Toward the end of a session with my therapist, I had complained about work, saying that I never felt fully connected with or satisfied by what I was doing. “It sounds like you’re searching for your purpose,” she said.… Continue reading “What’s my purpose?”