Irreducible Primary

Evolutions

Temagami Wilderness, Canada

Temagami Wilderness, Canada

I was archiving some older photography and happened across this moment with Canadian canoeing master and wilderness activist, Les Wilcox. I was just six weeks out from the second of two very intense battles with cancer. As quickly as the treatments ended, I was back in the gym trying to rebuild my body for this eight day canoe trek in the Temagami Wilderness. I had…

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The Quiet Place

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“Silence is a necessary, integral condition for inner observations of the self. The purpose, implementation, and the necessity of silence is often misconstrued. The environment of silence does not imply that an individual must remove herself or himself from the perceived distractions or quotidian events of daily life. These inner observations are the essence of spiritual effort and should be…

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Depth Perception

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“The concept of “depth perception” is applied differently to spiritual vision, as opposed to physical vision. In the physical context, depth perception is specific to the function of “seeing” in three dimensions, i.e. the brain processing images captured through the eyes. Spiritual depth perception is the ability to detect and interact with sensations not discernible through any physical…

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Three Years

Nearly three years have passed since making this jump at the Bloukrans Bridge in South Africa. As the craving starts to build for some similar adventure, the analogy to life movement is worth consideration.

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Life has no shortage of those moments that constitute a point of “no return”. Whether thought or action, the point of no return is when the energy force of the thought or action is…

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Force and Energy

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“The Creating Force is not a singular or external “entity” that invokes rule of law over that which is created. The law of governance is left to the structure of cause and effect. The context of “Force” that is attached to “Creating” specifically captures the quintessential point. Force is the applied effort necessary to Create. The intensity of the applied force is contingent upon the potential…

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