poetry

Emotionality

Emotions are like sparks,  Memories of something fiery, And yet simultaneously asleep. Inwardly they move us, Tell us what to do,  Or how we will feel upon certain actions. Like boundaries,  They prescribe limits. Emotionality is a relationship, A way in which we check in with ourselves, Asking, “Who am in this moment?” “Who am… Continue reading Emotionality

essays

Why there are conspiracy theorists

Prior to the pandemic, I was hoping to spend the summer teaching courses based on my book, Literature: How to Read and Understand the World. I was going to host an in-person release event at a coffee shop, following which I would run once-weekly meetings at this same location. Additionally, I was planning to put… Continue reading Why there are conspiracy theorists

poetry

Time is of the essence

Time is of the essence, To get to the nothing You must become. That hum you hear? It moves through you, The breath of the divine as it echoes. That heartbeat? That is yours, The planet's, The universe's, The thump-thump-thump of consciousness as it unfurls. We are all one, And yet even to say this… Continue reading Time is of the essence

Interview/Talk

Spirituality and Politics (The Spiritual Download)

Here is a conversation I had with Kyle Eric Hilding of The Spiritual Download podcast and Amanda Flores on 7/8/20. The subject was "Spirituality and Politics." https://m.youtube.com/watch?fbclid=IwAR19GpiYAXu1CPGL98o7cxD3K7brRqeFg2LBo5aXkaePJpBT4furiIhhrvs&v=h52AWSd90aE