Tag: spirituality

Where All Boys’ Dreams Begin 

Motherfvckin-go-in on-this-poem like-a-koan, I’m a pure Brahmin spirit, ya I know-em, I could clone-em: Take in the yin and the yang, Fire and the rain, The Masculine and The Feminine, And you heal all the pain; All the sacred texts say it again and again: You put the jewel in the lotus – om-mani-padma-hum –…

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Ranting on Those Bastard Collective Neurosis: Religion and Spirituality

I’m not going to lie: I have spent fifteen minutes attempting to open this entry. Here goes nothing world, Lawrence Black now contributes his metaphysical phislosophies to the pithy sum of all religious and spiritual thought. Godspeed, Sir Black.  That, unfortunately, was the best I could do. It is difficult to write about your spirituality: in…

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To Thine Own Self

I recently heard a well intentioned, albeit misattributed quote in a film, about how families always rising and falling in America.  Perhaps this was more true in the days of Natahanial Hawthorne, who wrote in The House of Seven Gables of the Maule family as: “…generally poverty-stricken; always plebeian and obscure; working with unsuccessful diligence…

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