Non-state
Space Alive

Non-state

Occasionally it’s clear… The world seems a dream. Not solid, as hitherto experienced, believed. Fantasies in temporary wonderland. The entire contents, nothing more than theatre. Thoughts, once believed themselves distinct,…

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CGM
Nature's Winter

CGM

I've been using a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) for three weeks. Although I’ve only scratched the surface, some patterns are emerging that allow me to plan interventions and observe their…

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Peace
Sunshine

Peace

❝ Peace is not in the hall. It is in the repose of the Self. It can be gained anywhere.❞~Sri Ramana MaharshiThis quote is, for me, more than a nice…

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Thoughts
The Screen

Thoughts

~~~ Thoughts affect our experience. Thoughts are the construct of and components begetting Who we believe ourself to be. This individual-I is transient. It’s fabrication and composition disappear during sleep.…

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Loaf-ness
Interconnectedness

Loaf-ness

The individual 'I' exists only as thought,a conceptual separation from One.Personality exists as colour in a rainbow,always an expression of the entirety.Sap, sweet on the tongue,carries its tree-ness.Bread, newly baked,suffuses…

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Being Here Now
Arunachala

Being Here Now

For decades my best friend has patiently challenged me to look deeper into in the following questions, and to glean lessons found therein: Is this really how you want to…

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The Experience
Who am I?

The Experience

The seer is not separate from that which is seen.That which is seen is both the seer and the seeing.❝ Because you imagine that you are the seer separate from…

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Stress — Bliss
Peace in Nature

Stress — Bliss

When I pass from this earthly life, what will happen to the stress I have carried with me? Presumably, it disappears because there is no ‘me’ remaining to experience ‘my’…

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Right As Rain
Nature, just living its own purpose—being.

Right As Rain

Life is incredibly full. I just have to slow down enough to experience it. When I sit quietly listening to the rain, watching leaves dance in the droplets and noticing…

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Chapters
L'Alt Empordà

Chapters

It’s time for me to transition, again. My plan, when I came to Catalonia in Dec. 2019, was to live in a small town for eight months while training, racing,…

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Rejuvenation
Sunrise Drizzle

Rejuvenation

91 days. As of this writing, I’ve survived fifty-three days in solitary lockdown and thirty-eight days in phased de-escalation. At first, I welcomed the opportunity for deep internal work that…

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Death & Rebirth
Fontcoberta, Catalonia

Death & Rebirth

Each day I endure multiple deaths and rebirths. Deaths to dreams and to opportunities for exploring, experiencing, interacting, and sharing in the world. The rebirths are of hope and hopefulness.…

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Now
Can Campolier, Pla d'Estany, Catalonia

Now

The past wanes in fading memories. The future eludes with uncertainty. The present is all that truly exists. Thus, the smart investment is in Now. Recollections can be fun and…

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Alive Again
Sunrise in Pla d'Estany

Alive Again

After nearly two months stuck in my flat, I’m back in nature.Breathing forest terpenes.Resonating with bird songs.Refilling energy stores.If given the choice, for my last time on earth, I will…

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Accountability of Process
Sunrise Love

Accountability of Process

In a recent post-workout comment to my coach, I wrote that I got through it thanks to accountability—to myself, to the process, and to him. I could say that something…

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