The Art of Forgiveness
The ability to forgive directly correlates with the yearning to understand. From blaming, the narrative takes a sudden shift to absolvement. In blame, the whole person becomes that one action, whereas, in understanding, the past story is unearthed that has led them to the act. Understanding goes beyond the surface, whereas blame is seeing the… Read more
Revelations from Ferguson, Missouri
A good friend of mine was a radical. He had learned from Maya Angelou, was friends with the old Black Panthers, and had this fierce sense of justice within him. It spread outward onto everything he touched. He was part of the Black Lives Matter Movement, heavily involved in pushing for prison reform, propelling resources… Read more
Transcending Addictions Through Awareness
Meditation has been described as “us getting out of the way of ourselves”. Meditation allows us to know ourselves outside of what others have told us we are, and in the stillness and silence we begin to see things clearly. In vipassana, (Buddhist insight meditation), we are consistently observing the thoughts that arise and noting… Read more
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