Orders of Truth

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....
Pain is a Doorway to Yourself

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 years later. I hide...
Where You Find Yourself

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 the tingles creep...
The Names We Give Things Do Matter

The Names We Give Things Do Matter

We do something no other animal does. We speak and think in words. It is this ability that gives us such incredible power, for we can imagine something in words, that doesn’t exist in reality. Words are the magic through which we create the world. They are also the...
The Two Lives

The Two Lives

The first is the one between birth and death. This life. The one you’re living right now. The unfolding of what was, through what is, into what could be. The second is the other life. That between death and rebirth. It’s the elusive life, because in the midst of its...
The Saga of the Sensitive Man

The Saga of the Sensitive Man

I’m a sensitive man. By that I don’t mean one who is touchy, emotionally volatile, or easily hurt (though I have all these characteristics), I mean in the literal sense of one who has a high capacity for sensing. I’m pretty sure I was born sensitive. Though I was also...
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