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Healing God, Healing Earth

After decades of good and unappreciated good health, I felt like my body had turned on me. What was worse was that no one could clearly tell me why it was happening and how I could fix it. Three years later, I feel like I now understand what I need to do to find healing and how the answers were all around me even then.

The Words You Think

I looked toward the ocean, gray and foamy on this cooler-than-average Florida day. Despite my nervousness, I followed the lead of the others in the group and started wading out into the water. The coolness of the winter ocean shocked me as I entered it.  On my own, I probably would have given up or… Continue reading The Words You Think

Navigating Trauma: Lessons from Stranger Things Season 4

“You’ve experienced trauma Max, and when you keep your feelings, your pain, bottled up the way you do, it doesn’t take much to trigger them again. So now when it rains, it storms.” Ms. Kelley, Counselor Stranger Things has delved into interesting thematic concepts in their four seasons. For example, season three focuses on the… Continue reading Navigating Trauma: Lessons from Stranger Things Season 4

Finding Meaning in the Multiverse

For most of humanity’s existence, we have lived in very small worlds. People were born, raised, and died in their same communities. Very few were exposed to ideas and opinions outside of their small worlds. And if they did, they weren’t so completely different from what they already understood. Starting with foreign travel in the… Continue reading Finding Meaning in the Multiverse