On Modern Struggle and Totems

It could be said that humans have never really had it easy. It could even be said that we’ve made it considerably more difficult for ourselves while also making the challenges more obscure. The perils of saber tooth tigers, starvation, and strange diseases seemingly...

The Power of Process

Sometimes you need it. Sometimes you don’t. Sometimes it’s six and one half and you know the saying. The processes I’m interested in are the ones of creation; the ones from which form the aspects of a world populated by manifesters. Creators with intentions and...

What’s in a broken cord?

Is there a story or a message hidden in the time worn fibers that finally, and without further adieu, give way? Is there something to be seen under the surface or is this just another case of the material universe being impermanent? Could make a mole hill out of a...

Birth of a Shrine, Part 8

“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” -Lao Tzu A small table altar for big deeds. Did you know it only takes a quiet spot and a thoughtful cup of tea to change your reality? Or maybe not even that? Stars wheel overhead regardless of the...

Birth of a Shrine, Part 7

Almost done. Whatever done means, right? The notion of complete is a slippery something or other hiding within itself any number of variations that twist and turn upon each part until upside down is rightwise up and you’re chasing figments and smoke. Complete...

Birth of a Shrine, Part 6

Adaptivity is a cornerstone of sovereignty that is easy to talk about but takes a considerable investment to cultivate. To make it more fun, investment in adaptivity isn’t one of those things you can practice like downward dog or building houses. It nestles in...