When we reflect on what it means to be born again, or what King David would’ve called being renewed in Spirit, it helps to have a story we can relate to. Luckily, the person who wrote the above verse happens to be one of the most enigmatic characters in the Hebrew Scriptures. That means we […]

Why It’s Important To Plant Seeds

I know it’s easy for us to seek quick fixes nowadays. We literally have instant everything delivered to our doorsteps within 25 hours. Convenience stores at every corner stocked with all our favorite goodies. Instant gratification is the catchphrase of our era. While our society is, in many ways, a marvelous achievement a lot of […]


A lot can be said about the spiritual path. We could intellectualize until we’re blue in the face or we can follow a simple commandment: live in love. Everything else is just window dressings. One simple form of living in love comes down to us through the Jesus Prayer. Monks going all the way back […]


That awkward moment when an introvert falls into the need to cooperate with others through study of protein synthesis. You just can’t make this stuff up. I spent most of my life pretty introverted and withdrawn into myself. At times I’ve had this deep sense that I am just diametrically opposed to the common worldview. […]


“By thirty-two mystical Paths has been established the Wisdom of YHVH Sabaoth, God of Israel, living Elohim, almighty God, high and supreme, living for all eternity.” -Sefer Yetzirah 1-1 We’re not real sure who actually wrote the Sefer Yetzirah. We only know it’s the oldest of the mystical texts that come to mind when we […]


Staying calm amidst the turmoil of our daily lives is almost a sort of super power. We’ve all came across those people who possess the ability to stay calm no matter what is happening in their lives. It’s a very beautiful quality to have. Fortunately, it’s also one that any of us can develop with […]


I’m expanding my horizons and trying new things. One of the ways I am doing that is by getting on YouTube and doing segments on the spiritual path. This, in the spirit of what I do, will be a very generalized approach meant to encompass everything I talk about on here; mystical experience, philosophy, Christianity, […]


GROWING UP GOONISH I was born in 1983 at J.P.S. What that really means is I’m old enough to remember pay phones, designated smoking areas indoors, Saturday morning cartoons and McGruff the crime fighting dog taking a bite out of crime. That’s right, the concept of my brain sizzling over easy on drugs is forever […]


LIES I TELL OTHERS Deadpool has always struck a chord with me. I found this slightly psychotic antihero to be a breath of fresh air amongst the Marvel Universes usual band of heros and villians. For someone who’s alway blurred the lines a bit and considered rules to be speculative I had a natural affection […]