Ask For What You Need. Pray Big. Live Epic.

Where did this poverty mindset leak in? As if there’s nobility in lack, a false sense of surviving fuels an arrogant mentality that I don’t need to ask for what I need. The incongruence in my life causes me to constantly work so as to manifest abundance. Where did this neutrality, this canceling out of…

The Three Stages of a Guy in Love

He thought he was the only guy who went through these phases of falling in love, but found out he’s in good company. “I love you.” Haven’t heard those words in, well, a very long time. Oh sure, I hear it daily in this adopted new-aged side of life where love reigns and we’re all…

What is Masculinity

What is Masculinity? Men rush to define the many aspects of the qualities, virtues and values that define what it means to be a man only to often become disillusioned with their pursuits.   What if the subject of masculinity was an energy or way of being, undefined by gender, unattached from preconceived ideas and…

Amp It Up. Live Epic!

That feeling you get when life is beginning to take off and your confidence is gaining and just then, someone asks you to throttle it back, be less than you are so you don’t shine as bright. When you commit and set an intention to create the life you want, the universe will conspire to…

Create the Life You Want or, Tolerate the Life You Have.

It takes guts to create the life you want, versus tolerate the life you have. In spite of all the development, the education, the advances we make, we all exist in some level of toleration. We don’t truly realize just how dangerous this is. Like a prolonged erosion of your house’s foundation, we never know…

Choosing Life or Death

A friend decided to leave this earth the other day. Just gone…no goodbyes. Drove to the cemetery, posted a Facebook message asking us to care for her three children and then, shot herself. How do I phrase what happened, i mean, what’s appropriate or accurate, or will bring comfort to others? Shit, what is the…

The Kingdom of Heaven is Within

As I read through the gospel of Matthew, Jesus speaks constantly of the Kingdom of Heaven. Parables of farming, cultivating, planting and pruning seem to be a reoccurring theme tied to a sense of worthiness and action. A deep and tumultuous history of religion used these actions to control and behavior modify me into submission….

5 Ways to Handle Resistance

The moment I placed my mind and heart to an intention, I found resistance. The relationship with my own internal struggle stalked me like a dark shadow, causing a relentless spirit to show up again and again leading to striving and eventually, massive burnout. 25 years of depression and compulsive behaviors coupled with perilous fear…

6 Reasons Dating Sucks! (Do this instead)

Dating has become this ritual of activity, full of varying opinions and discussions on an exchange between two people, all for different reasons and to determine compatibility. But I have to ask, compatibility for what? What if we stopped this ritual and instead began to creatively connect, to evocatively explore and sought for nothing more…

Gratitude is Suffocating Your Happiness!

Gratitude is suffocating your happiness! Kind of an unpopular comment when so many of us use grateful verbiage to move ourselves to better emotional states. But what do we do with unexpressed emotions that are eroding our lives and keeping us in a legacy of toxic compulsive behaviors? Explore the idea with me that often…

5 Ways to Determine if Your Business is Conscious.

What is Conscious Capitalism? I’m really inspired by the discussion! Watch this 3 min video on an emerging trend to ask the deeper questions about having meaning and purpose in their business. The world is awakening to ask the WHY behind what they do and creating the social currency to empower the end user. Explore…