If I could open up my heart and take you on a tour in there, I would

“Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.” “Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.” … “One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.” -C.G. Jung “When I cannot… Read More If I could open up my heart and take you on a tour in there, I would

An Ode to my first love (deadliest drug in Western Civilization)

Beer beer beer acceptable drug, merriment, tradition, special occasion drug, accepted drug,  encouraged drug, masculinity drug, intimacy drug, mating drug debauchery drug, silly goofy, child-like joy drug hangover shame drug, writhing in bed, rocks in my head dried vomit sheets drug peak and trough drug, courage and confusion, blissful oblivion, shrinking bubble of perception, rounding… Read More An Ode to my first love (deadliest drug in Western Civilization)

I am the star of my mind movie- 10 pm to 4 am on a Friday night

I walk into the bar with three friends. The group of young 19 or 20 looking  girls turn their heads slightly.  I size up each of their mate values.  I infer the amount of time they spent in the mirror before arriving.   I position myself in close proximity to the attractive girls’ group while… Read More I am the star of my mind movie- 10 pm to 4 am on a Friday night

Am I finite? Questions of Death and Eternity

“Being prepared to receive what thought is not prepared to think is what deserves the name of thinking.” – Jean-Francois Lyotard The last month, after returning home from my Ayahuasca experience Peru, I have spent a considerable amount of effort in reorienting and re-adjusting to the smack-down of stimulation and race-to-the-top-of-the-pile that IS Western culture.… Read More Am I finite? Questions of Death and Eternity