Tag Archive | Presence

The Wisdom of Kwai Chang Caine

“I seek not to know all the answers but to understand the questions.”

The Room

There is a room that many people live in. It has windows that aren’t actually windows. They look like windows, but this is an illusion. They are more like opaque glass with inviting delusions painted upon them. The delusions are varied. Some are of beautiful, sunny days with colorful birds and butterflies, fancy clothes, plentiful […]

A Voice In The Wilderness

The American Dream is an illusion. It’s a creative illusion, but an illusion nontheless. The concept of “American exceptionalism” is about as sane as walking naked through Alaska with a small oil lamp in the middle of a tempest and expecting to stay warm. To believe in this pathetic illusion of American exceptionalism is to […]

Feel The Rain…

“As soon as you honor the present moment, all unhappiness and struggle dissolve and life begins to flow with joy and ease.” – Eckhart Tolle Life can suck. That is, life can suck if you insist on believing that life on Earth is supposed to be perfect. Life is full of challenges, it isn’t supposed […]

What Touches YOUR Soul?

What reaches inside you? What is Life really about for you? What motivates you and in what direction are you drawn? Some people are motivated strictly by possessions – to the point that there’s no longer a way to distinguish between possessor and possessed. ¬†Some people are motivated by the “power” to manipulate others. Some […]

Transformation

This is the first thing I’ve written in a while – actually, it’s the first thing I’ve written and posted in a while. I’ve been going through a change lately – no, not THAT kind of change ūüôā – a change in how I feel about and perceive the world. That may¬†sound drastic. Maybe, it […]

Spirit Lives Forever

This story is dedicated to the unbalanced, ego-dominated people who leave their distorted mark on social and political issues in the U.S. and are collectively known as Fundamentalist Christians. Once upon a time, there was¬†a charismatic, brown-skinned¬†man who came around and created excitement when he spoke in public. He was an eloquent¬†orator who¬†spoke¬†on many different […]