Archives For Spiritual Life

Modern Psalmists

June 7, 2014 — Leave a comment

The ability to lyrically draw forth the deep groans and gratitudes of the soul is somewhat miraculous. It’s genius. It’s a gift that’s been given to mankind through mankind for centuries. It’s likely that humanity would find itself in far worse condition if it weren’t for the gifted men and women who seem so beautifully synced, so profoundly connected to the crux of life and soul. They’re bestowed with the transcendent ability to translate into language the very things that are beyond language. They’re soul-language interpreters. Continue Reading…

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PainKillers

April 20, 2014 — 2 Comments

illegal-drugsSmoke. Snort. Pop. Eat. Drink. Romp. Inject.

Pot. Speed. X. Coke. Acid. Shrooms. Liquor. Sex.

It was more than a hobby. More than a recreational pursuit of a good time. It was LIFE. Those painkillers/life-enhancers were what I lived for. What else was there? I was the consummate day-trader. Exchanging canyon-low for sky-high. Palpable darkness for synthetic light. Irrepressible pain for fleeting pleasure.

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house crashing to seaGray shades rumble. Blue enveloped by fierce waves of crashing and flashing. This storm. I’ve seen it before.

Thrashing percussion. Winds pound heart drums. Torrents flood the soul. A house of cards crumbles atop sandy foundations. Flushed away by cynical rains.

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