Recently, I undertook the grand excursion to walk the
Camino Frances. My journey started in Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, France and technically ended at the cathedral in Santiago de Compostella, Spain. Realistically, it ended at the airport in Vigo, Spain.
At the end of this journey,
I find myself a changed man with a changed perspective — I guess walking 900km on foot with a pack will do that to a person. There were literal ups and downs, but to be honest with you– I LOVED EVERY DAMN MINUTE OF IT ! It is something I would do again, and it is something I would recommend to ANYONE.
And I really mean ANYONE!
Continue reading “Reflections Of A Camino: 900+ Km On Foot From Southern France To The Western Coast Of Spain. The Trials And Tribulations Of Experience.”
was a 17th century rationalist who spun his philosophy monistically around the belief that mind, and matter — are ultimately one, and the same. Baruch Spinoza
Stepping away from his Judaic roots, Spinoza radically redefined the traditional views of existence, and the role of God within the cosmos.
Here are 5 things that the ‘Prince’ of Philosophers left us with:
I keep falling for wanderlust, while encountering souls who are on this journey:
And in this journey–
To Journey — there is an urge to follow an individually unique path… With reason to this notice: Synchronicity.
Continue reading “The wanderlust way- Picking up on the cowards back.”
I used to love debating about
creationism— and I still do. But I am very much inclined to bias– from an evolutionary perspective.
I can’t lie, Darwinian evolution–
, are concepts that make the most sense to me. And though I feel it is true that both can co-exist within themselves, I am still compelled to against against the typical creationist perspectives. survival of the fittest and natural selection Continue reading “Varying Perspectives–Words that Speak: Through God, or Gut.”
“Sticks and stones may break my bones– No chance your words will phase me!”
~ G. Kourtesiotis
I am a very physical person.
I enjoy athletics, and I love training like an athlete.
I also love
trail running, I find it more absorbing than regular pavement running– and though I do find myself hitting the concrete from time to time– the other day was definitely a trail day. Continue reading “Festering Words: “May I Suggest A Smoother Path?””
For the sake of this post, and how I am feeling in this particular moment, I will say it and spell it out again…
Don’t get me wrong– I am all for mindfulness
I practice mindfulness, awareness, and meditation daily. I also try to incorporate it into every little facet of my being in order to capture
more of the moment.
Well What’s your f*king problem then? Continue reading “F*ck Mindfullness: Fake it till you make it! How mindfullness can sometimes deafeat the purpose of itself.”
Can you see your life path unfolding before itself?
Littermature Creative Writing– And The Illusion of Free Will.
What is this sorcery here?
What can we ponder in ourselves in attribution to our life’s unfolding?
re we simply written, and re-written in the grand scheme of it? no sense of control? A Continue reading “Fortunes of Fate & Fated Fortunes”
“I don’t WANT to huff and puff, But, I NEED to huff and puff!”
We are hilarious, because we love to live in delusion.
Listen, I am all for positive thinking— but not at the expense of ignoring negative thought and emotion.
We hear it often:
“Build on yourself”
“Build on your optimism”
“Build on your greetings and smiles”
“Build on your openness”
YOU ARE WHAT YOU THINK! Continue reading “Huffing and Puffing Towards a Solution-The Power Of Negative Thinking”