The Lie Happiness Told Me

In our society, American society, we are unhappy, but not because happiness is impossible. Rather we are unhappy because happiness doesn't matter. It is not the goal. Far from it. As children, adults ask us what we want to be only to pat us on the head when we say fireman, astronaut, actor, president.  Their …

The Crawl

"Life on planet Earth is a gift. And you only get it for as long as you get it. Then the magic gets blown up." Vapor Meditation by The Liturgists There came a point in my life where, in general I didn't care how I looked. I didn't care how bad my acne was, or …

Finding Dao

Finding the path of least resistance. Go with the flow. In Chinese dao¬†means "way." There is an understanding that Buddhism seeks to find the way, and that oftentimes the path of least resistance leads to that way.¬† Now, I really wanted to begin this post with a catchy saying about all of this. However, I …