James Baldwin on The Creative Process

Carrying 4 novels in a duffel bag on a boat to Paris, James Baldwin, age 24, hope to escape racism and live in a creative incubus that allowed him to write; shortly after his arrival he lost those collections. Losing those novels symbolized a letting go of the identity forced upon him by his peculiar […]

Lorraine Hansberry on loneliness being a gift and a curse for artistic endeavors.

Every great work is crafted through a long dialogue within loneliness, and through the acceptance of our aloneness our work helps people understand their position in the world. Lorraine Hansberry, simple, eloquent and committed to purposeful writing, says, “Write the best one can about whatever agitates one and try to strike art.” Lorraine’s writing was […]

The Blog’s Mission

The writings are a space for intellectual and spiritual wondering about the meaning of life. Exploring the meaning of love, following our divine purpose, and creating a space of vulnerability that encourages people to explore the depths of their soul through the words of thought leaders, mystics, intellectuals, and my own personal discoveries. A documentation […]

Take a chance on loving and living

One must live their lives and not fret over lost days; our personal fate depends on our ability to be noble, righteous, and committed to maintaining the source of our light. To develop compassion we must recognize that everything inside of us other people also contain within their spirits. Other people also contain the tiredness, […]

Accepting our personal history.

We must accept the lives we have led, so we can have pride in what is coming; the perception of our lives are drenched in shame, rage, regret, and anger. While life, and also our memory, does not move in a linear fashion–all our memories fall victim to timelines–there is progression; with progression there is […]

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 […]