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Orders of Truth
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Orders of Truth

Don’t keep your mouth shut If you don’t speak, it won’t go well for you. It’s a risk – saying it loud. The thought inside that just won’t go away, not matter how much you try to dismiss it. “Hey man. I know you’re telling me you’re committed to this new venture. But sorry, I […]

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Journey to Face the Shadow

When I was seven, I stole the cloak from Damien Kelly’s batman figure. I was jealous. My batman didn’t have a cloak. It was second hand and by the time the previous owner had passed it off, the cloak had disappeared. I remember him crying with the...

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For When You’ve Lost Purpose

“Follow your passion, and you’ll discover your purpose.” They say. Once you discover it, you can live the dream! I first read about the idea of “life purpose” in David Deida’s Way of the Superior Man. An incredible book that showed me, rather...

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Pain is a Doorway to Yourself

My father just left on a train. He’s been visiting me, and now he’s going back to where he lives in England. And all of a sudden, it reminds me of the time when I was a child. When he left, moved away, and never came back. It still hurts, all these...

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Reconciling the Artist and the Merchant

There’s an idea I’ve been fascinated for years now. It’s one of those things that has endured through different businesses and phases of my life. It is the idea that there is a new kind of professional role being formed in society at large – a kind...

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What Are You Waiting For?

You want to make it don’t you? That thing that’s been nagging at you for weeks or years. It feels big. It’s tugging at your sleeve. It won’t leave you alone, although you do your very best to ignore it. “Create me!” It says, so innocently. As if it...

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Where You Find Yourself

I don’t want to feel it. Whatever the fuck it is, I don’t want to get close to it – that feeling lurking inside. Because I know it changes everything. The feeling is me. The feeling is my actual experience of the universe, in this moment, as I let...

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