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Energyworker: A Call to Empowerment has arrived!

THIS IS NO APRIL FOOL’S joke—Energyworker: A Call to Empowerment has arrived in paperback and all eBook formats! Working with energy is not something magical anyone has to learn. It is naturally ingrained in everyone already. There is nothing that can be done without energy. Each and every one of us works with energy in …

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The Music That Touched My Soul [2014]

This year, I thought instead of my usual year-end recap and honoring ritual of simply writing about my experiences, I’d share it all with you in the form of what music I discovered in 2014—what moved me, what helped me, what uplifted me, and what kept me going and/or focused on my Core, my Foundation. These …

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When It’s Easy, It’s Easy

WHEN THE GOING GETS tough, the tough one keeps going… but sometimes other things crumble as one does, especially if the “going” induces and awakens all sorts of negative feelings one imagined could never be present in one’s system… When everything is smooth and light and well, it’s easy to practice one’s practice, to mindfully remember …

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Mother Sorrow, Natal Manifesto

My heart has been broken, And those pieces have been broken, And the pieces of those pieces have been broken. And as my heart has been divided, And had the divided divided, I realize With ever-sharpening clarity I am Only A mirror, A sentient reflection of the Whole which lies broken around me. I am …

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Firsthand Darkness — My 2013 Worldstory

WITH THE RELEASE OF the first annual Starfield Press WORLDSTORY 2013 Treasury—a various author compilation sharing the experiences of growth and change 2013 brought others all around the planet—I decided to go ahead and share my chapter contribution from this project here as well. It takes a lot of reflection, introspection, and meditation to review …

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Official Devastation

It is generally considered that people are inherently good, that given the choices, ultimately the good, humane, kind, and loving choice will always be made. The holidays try with all their might to convince us of this, painting warm and fuzzy pictures of the way things should be… but after the year I’ve experienced and …

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Up with the Birds

The birds they sang, At break of day: “Start again,” I hear them say. It’s so hard to just walk away… The birds they sang, All a choir: “Start again, a little higher…” It’s a spark in a sea of grey. The sky is blue— Dream that lie, ’til it’s true… Then taking back the …

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Go (h)OM(e)—You’re Drunk

There is an intoxication which lasts far longer than any liquor known to man, a drink that can grow stronger the longer it stays in one’s system. I’ve seen it last for decades. Just as alcohol slurs the mind, decisions, and intellect, so does this poison—a million times over. Its label? Hatred. Anger. Resentment. It eats …

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To Be Dead

To be dead would make everything seem so silly, wouldn’t it? Ridiculous. Time-wasting. Pointless. To be dead would be to know no cares, wouldn’t it? Suddenly nothing would matter— Didn’t pay my bill? Oh well. Didn’t report to work? So sorry. Didn’t always do the right and responsible thing even though it never pays a …

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