We are given the authority to label things. Then we live with the consequences. As I sat in a building purpose built for worship, I watched as at least a hundred people walked in, crossed them selves, knelt, and labelled that space as sacred. The same naming has been done by thousands of people for […]Read more "Sacred Spaces"
Writing from the back of a car sailing through the night of South Central Sweden, returning west from a Camp on the east coast I can’t sleep even though I haven’t slept properly in days. I share the car with three incredible individuals and have attempted a lullaby care of La Disputes newer album. I […]Read more "Tour diaries one. "
Every moment could count. Every step can get us closer to our goals or further away from our dreams. I spent 9 months in the early 2000’s playing a computer game constantly. i am not dissing computer games, but during that time my guitar skills got slower, my reading speed got less comprehensive, i wasn’t […]Read more "Where to go…."
My job currently has me in front of screens quite a lot of the time, which I love, but there are moments where my body is like “GET AWAY FROM THE SCREENS!!” So today I walked up a hill to draw and take photos and as I was going up I listened to a song […]Read more "High on a Mountain, Lower Still"
So, there seems to be a common design in humans hearts to be good at stuff. Sometimes when you’re good at stuff you want to lead out in those things because you know you can teach or share how to accomplish those things. That’s really cool. Also, I’m not saying everyone wants to be this up […]Read more "Ashley Swin – Follow to Lead"
The times have watched someone skilled, talented and influential not only not see their own potential, but get oddly comfortable with lives empty of dreams are uncountable. But the only thing holding us back from our ideas changing our world is usually just us. The reason we don’t become rock stars is because we never played […]Read more "…our desire for rock stardom."
(An attempt at a “creative” response to Psalms 22) I’m on a plain. Its hot, dry, breathing is hard. I can see tracks, i remember traveling with others. But they are long gone. All I want to do is curl up and sleep in the warm blanket of sand. And die. Everything is slowly going […]Read more "O Lord, do not be far off."
Our bodies are made of cycles. Blood. Oxygen. Nerves. Muscles. Bones. Etc etc.. I’m not a doctor. But. We also have some pretty hardcore engine rooms. Brain, heart, guts. And sometimes we have different stoves. Back burners, that keep the room warm and are slow burning till the moment they need to get stoked for […]Read more "Stoves. Our passions and freezing cold forgotten dreams."
I learned how to use humour as a weapon in high school under the guise that if you kept people laughing, then they wouldn’t punch you as much. This can also be the rational behind keeping people from getting intimate with you. Laughing also masks a need http://wp.me/p1utPe-rA be vulnerable. But laughing also breaks down masks. […]Read more "We know what we do."
In a desert where there is no water, one will always be drawn to a pool of water, an oasis, even if it’s a mirage. Even if we kinda think its a mirage, we will still head towards it because we are convinced its better than the desert. What if we chose to be in […]Read more "The desert to paradise."