an open poem;

encourage, no, demand, my discomfort, for it is in these places i discover my true self. beyond self-imposed limits -- triggers, reactivity, personality constructs, lies a presence undeniably authentic. reliably, the chaos will guide me to my own source of understanding, compassion, wisdom, and intelligence. beyond duality.   if i had never entered the discomfort i would … Continue reading an open poem;

bioluminescence & biophotons.

Bi·o·lu·mi·nes·cence. noun. The biochemical emission of light by living organisms. Luminescing phytoplankton on the seashore. (source) As it turns out, humans emit light too. It is not quite the same as bioluminescence, as this is due to specific biochemicals within an organism. The neurons in our brains, and likely even the communication networks throughout our bodies, … Continue reading bioluminescence & biophotons.

the ocean waves.

My struggles with the mainstream medical system after diagnosis with a chronic illness led me, instinctively, down a path of holism: the theory that parts of a whole are in intimate interconnection, such that they cannot exist independently of the whole, or cannot be understood without reference to the whole. It seemed that this axiom of existence … Continue reading the ocean waves.