Between Art and Archaeology…

Creativity has been heavy on my mind here lately. It started about two weeks ago, I had a couple conversations with two other creators and I’ve been mulling it over ever since. While I was doing some writing and research for the recent episode of my podcast, I came across this quote the great Renaissance […]

Obedience to the work…

I’m obsessively fascinated by and with creativity. There’s just something so mysterious about it. I’ve devoted so much time to pondering it and thinking about it and reading about it and practicing it…but I still don’t think I’m any closer to understanding it. And actually…I think that’s what I love the most about it. I […]

I didn’t realize ‘Discipline’ was so polarizing

About five days ago I posted a video on my YouTube Channel called “A Disciplined Liberation“. (I’ll embed the video below as well, You’re welcome, lol.) Obviously, the primary subject matter of the video was the idea of ‘discipline’, especially as it relates to Zen practice, meditation, and the concepts of freedom, realization, awakening, and […]

In the End of the Beginning: Beginning to Begin Again: A Post-Modern Myth of Creation

In the beginning, when only nothingness prevailed and the world lay brooding and unshapen, the sky hung low and the waters depths knew no bounds, God sat silent and motionless. Yet, from out of the darkness, refusing to remain silent amidst the blackness of the world, the sun, moon, and stars sang out in radiance, […]