How to have an Authentic Romantic Relationship

As I begin to explore the concept of eventually having an authentic romantic relationship, I am really uncovering where the bulk of the work within romance lies for myself personally and I assume others as well. Formally, I had constructed this concept of what I needed to be in a relationship based on what hadn’t […]

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Patriarchy and Codependency

  I have stood against the concept of patriarchy for a while now.  I have been aware of how insidious codependency was for a time as well.  However, it was not until yesterday, I realized as a man, patriarchy and codependency go hand in hand.  Codependency is one of the tools of a patriarch.  Ruling […]

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The Tortured Warrior

Not all wars are waged on the physical plane, within the soul of the creative wages a war the seeks to extinguish all hope, love, and beauty. This is the path of the tortured warrior. When I was younger I was always struck with a profound fascination for tribal cultures. An inherent beauty in exists in […]

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Orpheus and Eurydice

What wisdom does the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice hold? Here is a brief snippet of the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. This story picks up after Eurydice was taken to the underworld and Oprheus came to rescue her.  Orpheus played his lyre, melting even Hades’ cold heart. Hades told Orpheus that he could take […]

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Embracing the Unknown

We exist in a world of illusion, our sense of self, understanding of others, even our deepest thoughts aren’t real.  The concept of reality is itself an illusion, it is merely a word we have built a conceptual framework around.  As humans we tend to fluctuate our beliefs between two fractals of extremes, these being […]

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Walking our Path

“Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.” – Zig Ziglar So often in life, we caught up in the destination, we actually miss the beauty of now.  It’s the endless chase for the gold at the end of the rainbow, failing to realize the rainbow is the true reward,  much like the path, is the […]

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