June 30, 2015

Blog #10: Reel Me Back In

May these words come alive a little. In this one I write about Mother Nature, and the benefits of grounding.
June 26, 2015

Blog #9: The Brain Is Not The Mind

Perhaps you've heard the saying: Don't put the cart before the horse. That's what comes to mind when I read much of the government's spin on addiction, which portrays addiction as a disease of the brain.
June 23, 2015

Blog #8: Abstinence vs. Renunciation

Recently I received an email from a gentleman who thoroughly examined the topics in the "Why AYP?" section. Among the many valid points he made, one of them was concerning temporary abstinence vs. permanent renunciation.
June 19, 2015

Blog #7: Spiritual Awakening and Peak Experiences

Today I went to an AA meeting, and the topic was on spiritual awakenings. Such a juicy topic that one is.
June 15, 2015

Blog #6: Psychedelic Mushrooms and Persuasion

One time I was tripping on psilocybin mushrooms, and I began to feel paralyzed.
June 12, 2015

Blog #5: The State of the World

Last night I was engaged in some lively discussion with one of my brothers, and we were bouncing back and forth between topics on politics and economics. At one point, I told him that I wished I had a tranquilizer gun to zap him so I could effectively bring his rant to a much-needed halt.
June 9, 2015

Blog #4: The Power of Poetry

One of the first poems that ever struck me was The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock by T.S. Eliot. Something about the despair in that poem touched my heart.
June 4, 2015

Blog #3: Do You Believe?

Belief is a tricky thing. I've believed in things that didn't turn out to be true.
June 1, 2015

Blog #2: Drinking Dreams!

These days, I often remember my dreams quite vividly. I wake up, and the memory of last night's subconscious movie replays itself in my waking mind.