Reflections on Death and Reconciliation

To love requires vulnerability. Patiently stripping yourself of your well protected persona before the person you love while simultaneously relinquishing control of how you want to be perceived. We have a tendency to maintain a half true incomplete view of our partner and only through courageousness of both partners can the beauty of vulnerability commence. […]

Will you say yes to life?

Our existence is impermanent, love, pain, the very breathe coming from your nose all comes to an end, this fact is mans deepest challenge. We want all our joys and pleasures to last forever, so when they depart we ache and scream. We even reflect on our past selves wishing for reappearance of a time […]

Can we face being alone?

What emboldens someone to face the unalterable aloneness that will burst several humbling revelations into consciousness? For myself it’s the desire for freedom, happiness and love. Walking the course of love and freedom will bring you to very humbling understandings in the battle for the self. Working from your ego is unsustainable, only in the […]

A letter to my Father

“For the tale of how we suffer, and how we are delighted, and how we may triumph is never new, it must always be heard. There isn’t any other tale to tell, it’s the only light we have in all this darkness”, says James Baldwin Dear Daddy, I love you very much On September 21 […]

The American idea of Manhood

The American Ideal of Manhood isolates and creates competition between men, the root philosophy being “survive of the fittest”, its not surprising so many of our men suffer in silence. Our deaths affirms us being apart of the “unfit” and it was the lack of strength that decides our death. This ideal has no principles […]

Every death ain’t goodbye

This essay was written 122 days after the death of my father. It has now been 661 days since my father has passed. I am keeping the title of the essay because I am being guided by a force of indelible patience and magnanimity, so spiritually we continue to commune. I loved him — naturally. […]

I am because you are.

Mindfulness is evolving back into its original intention of being a practice of liberation. These ancient systems of thought are being deciphered and light is being shined on the liberation theology behind these living principles. Systems like the dharma and Christian tenets were never intended to be excluded from social politics hiding away from the […]

An Essay on Beauty

Beauty is all around, we just have to gain the bravery to look through the world using our eyes. I have not always used my eyes to look into the world, giving away a much needed stability to survive. My criteria for beauty was to inhuman, rigid and impossible to maintain if ever could be […]

Breathing Brings Peace

Living with a deeper awareness is living erotically and devoting yourself to experiencing every moment with all 5 senses. While also recognizing several truths the country has been terrified to face because it would shatter our desires for the material possessions we cling onto for safety. We are bombarded with information, propaganda, recordings of toxicity […]

Love is our destiny

Rape is a problem all over the world, its no secret, and the people that experience that pain go through deep feelings of powerlessness. That powerlessness creates a vacuum of silence that is deepened by several silencers: denial by the rapist, lack of protection for the victim, no consequences for the perpetrator, no love or […]