Asking questions today entails certain risks. For a time that would appear to be without religion, these are dangerous days to be a heretic.
Tag: personal transformation
Homecoming, Part 3: New Zealand to USA
On the mountaintop in Nepal, I decided to follow my heart to the woman I loved in New Zealand. But that’s not the end of the story.
Spirituality Is Not a Lifestyle
Many people make a mistake. They spread the idea that spirituality is a “lifestyle.” But spirituality is not a lifestyle.
Book Reviews, pt 2: Celebrating Women
Of the 20-plus books I’ve read over the past year, four have had the biggest impact. Three of these were written by women.
On “Finding Myself”
The typical cliché used to describe people like me who go traveling for extended periods of time is to say that, “He is finding himself.” Setting aside the belittling way that expression is generally used – as if the instinct for self-discovery is to be mocked rather than celebrated – after almost 17 months on the road I’ve found the common idea of “finding oneself” to be totally inaccurate.
Two years ago, I changed forever. I had something i needed to let go of. Something very heavy. Not just externally but internally, as well. If I had known the gravity of what I’d be doing, I don’t know if I would have had the courage. But sometimes, “When I’m […]
On Hobbiton, and Home
In March, I visited the movie-set-turned-tourist-attraction of Hobbiton in Matamata, New Zealand. This was the actual location used for the filming of the “Lord of the Rings” and “Hobbit” trilogies.
Why I Travel
I travel for one simple reason: I am making something beautiful out of something terrible. — —
Tools of Transformation: The ManKind Project
Where can men today learn authentic, healthy masculinity? There is an organization dedicated to answering this question: The ManKind Project.
The Face I Deserve
The worst was that in looking at MY OWN image, I could see everything I sought to avoid knowing about myself. I couldn’t hide that. I had to transform it.