Life in Perspective

Everything’s impermanent. We try to make things last forever, but forever is so immense that most people can’t even fully comprehend it. The existence of humanity is such a tiny speck in comparison to the enormity of all existence.

Altering Frames

It is possible to shift the current of one’s existence through shifting the linguistic of how we define ourselves. It is important to understand that we define reality through language, through the words we use…

Inner Joy

Be not quick to dismiss what you don’t take time to contemplate. Look deeply. What is it you see?

Greatness

The difficulty with greatness is that focus narrows as the breadth of possibility grows.

Modern American Zen – Thoughts On – #1

Global Warming:  The difficulty I have with the global warming argument is that while it’s clear that there’s a large amount of Carbon Dioxide in the atmosphere, the discussion seems to overlook a significant point…

Modern American Zen – FAQ #1

Q: What is the purpose of the Modern American Zen Experience; is this an attempt to teach people about Buddhism? A: The purpose of MAZE is to teach people about Zen and how to find…

Kinetic Thought

Patterns and cycles encircle the mind Chaos deciphered can render you blind Linguistic collusion now redefined Death and confusion become intertwined Context of words have been twisted through time; Reason and meaning forsaken, maligned Enchantment…

Wandering Mind

There are people who take this shit seriously defend themselves furiously, unrelenting in their determination, they want to build nations bring down civilizations; this is insanity, sanctity masquerading as integrity ripping up reality, society destroying…

Certainty

Faith is perseverance through doubt; certainty is the absence of doubt; remove doubt and faith becomes certainty. Ignorance relies upon certainty; certainty arises from knowledge;  ignorance is the resistance of knowledge, not the lack of…

Prosaic Explanation

Thoughts turn into contemplation Deceiving minds with speculation Life defined by expectation Perspective lost in indignation Love is missed through hesitation Devine beauty meets deviation Without thoughtful conversation Expedience brings condemnation Focus shifts toward lamentation…