Tag: Spiritual Evolution

Mission Statement

Pendulum

Sometime in my twenties, I wrote a mission statement. I found it. Surprisingly I still like it and do my best to adhere to it, though I’d strike commandment #6, mainly due to the word “ought.” That one’s right up there with “should.” Follow… Continue Reading “Mission Statement”

Finding Grace

dreamcatcher

I wanted to tell someone about this lovely dream I had last night. On the surface, it seems rather mundane, but, as many of us know, dreams are riddled with symbolism. The dream consisted of several scenes. The first one, I remember calling for… Continue Reading “Finding Grace”

Love

tree

First a brief story in quotes: “I want to write a novel about Silence,” he said; “the things people don’t say.” [Virginia Woolf, The Voyage Out] “So, the sounds emerging from us are ultimately a manifestation in our physical experience of the thoughts we… Continue Reading “Love”

American National vs. US Citizen

Lady liberty

Did you know that there’s a difference between being an US citizen and an American National? Or that you have less rights as a citizen and person under the law? I didn’t know either. So, let me tell you a story… The last few… Continue Reading “American National vs. US Citizen”

The Breakdown

Melanie Stevens

Fascinating paradoxical socially-conditioned conundrums we are being exposed to now: 1. Learning to place self, or even society, above responsibility normally reserved for job/career. 2. Learning to accept kindness from others after having been conditioned into believing “handouts” prove your lack of value. (Maybe,… Continue Reading “The Breakdown”

Butterfly Effect

butterfly

When The Butterfly Effect came out in 2004 with Ashton Kutcher, it was at that time that the theory of the Butterfly Effect was introduced to most of us in the Western Hemisphere, or at least visualized our understanding of the concept. Simply put,… Continue Reading “Butterfly Effect”