All writings in the Guides category

Choose and love one path, or lose all paths.  Be awake, or your soul will fall asleep.  You are skirting the line of spiritual death.  Evaluate your disposition and choose rightly.

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Steel and stone and ice and bone.  Be these things, for a day, your essence. No. More. Goodbye.

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If you can be happy with nothing, then you are worthy of everything.

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Test of Faith

Befitting, friend, to find within you a tumultuousness pressed into your heart as you finally realize that great human flaw.  The seldom reciprocated, frequently misplaced loyalty that in some absurd fashion finds itself fervently guiding your relationships against your better interests.  We’re silly ones, aren’t we?  I beseech you yet again, I implore you to…

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Discipline

Contemplate, calm and mindful, respect worthy discipline. Tend the heart fire.  My courage and honor is visible in my passion. Rest thought exhibition. I light no purposeless mayhem in others. Emotions communicate will. I employ my responses strategically. Goodness within.  I perpetually appreciate, participate, listen, and learn. Embrace admirable ones.  I surround myself with those…

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Mantle of Objection

A stern heart, ye courageous one, dawning the mantle of objection. To inquire of something comfortable or even dear, its goodness and suitability. A task for the brave, to cut away unseen and rose-laden briars. Seek fault through an unfettered lens, seek it in the most sensitive of places. Discover then, opacity and questions and eventually…

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Be purposeful in the choices you make in your life. Ask questions, not only of others, but of yourself, when change is upon you. Only under scrutiny and in the presence of self-awareness, will your choices lead you to a place of satisfaction.

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There is only one thing to inventory in this world, and that is closeness, which is depth in appreciation and genuine love.

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Inflection on the Life Path

Again the gaze trains itself upon an inflection point, a beacon, an opportunity to shift. Fine lines crease ageing eyes, the veteran mind reflects… once again taking inventory of what is missing and what is needed, of what would be lost and would could be gained. The soul accountant weighs and calculates, determines risk and…

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In your relationships, value clarity and consistency most.  A consistent liar is more dependable and predictable than an inconsistent saint.

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