Once Upon a Time
Word Wisdom and Healing Stories from a Bygone Era
The Passion Path® Archives 2011 through 2020
Revealing a New Golden Age with Passion's Furious Pen!
Remove the Mask of Your Trauma So You Can Shine
Within traumatic systems, it is entirely possible, maybe even probable, that the most damage isn’t actually done by the perpetrators, but by the so-called, “bystanders.”
These are the people who are complicit. You should be able to look to them for rescue, but you can’t. They have the power to save you, but they don’t.Read More
How to Activate the Power of YOUR Apocalyptic Passion
If you will listen a little closer, I think you will find another truth waiting to be heard. This unsteady heartbeat is not an extinction cry. It is the nascent, somewhat unsteady, pulse of passion struggling to breathe in the deadly smog of futility. It is the hopeful, still alive future begging to be resuscitated. It is destiny in search of a first responder.
And who but you can place her lips upon the mouth of hope and vitality? Who but you can perform this act of CPR on tomorrow?
No one!Read More
Passion Incarnate: Claiming the Power to LIVE in the Burning Times
Sit still for a moment and turn these words over deep in your belly:
The Burning Times, The Burning Times, The Burning Times.
What do they mean to your gut?Read More
The Bonfire of Your Excuses
See that smoke over there?
It’s rising up from the bonfire onto which your excuses have gone to hurl themselves.
They just can’t face life without YOU.Read More
Brouhaha: The Uprising Blog
Sometimes sharp, often vulnerable, definitely disruptive!
Potent, game-changing discourse for thought connoisseurs...
Warning: This Could Disrupt Your Cultural Programming!
How to Be Happier in Troubled Times
Once you achieve this level of personal coherence and life authorship, you then reach the point at which you the portal. You become the doorway through which others can seize the opportunity and the invitation to change.
You become an atmosphere changer, a sniper systematically eliminating the old realities of trauma-based living, first for yourself, and then for those around you.Read More
How to Break the Trauma Bond You Have with Trump
And this is the one and only lie he needs to make unassailable. This is the grandest of his efforts. He wishes to destroy the checks and balances, or at least give the appearance that he has. In this way, we fall under the spell of our own inessentiality. We fall prey to our sense that it is futile to even attempt real change or to invest in a tomorrow that may never come.
But the key to recovering from any exploitative, toxic, trauma bond is actually to begin to see the glitches in the matrix.Read More
Comfort Lies Are Killing Our Future
Comfort lies! That is what I have started calling them. They are the bald-faced lies of empire that we have come to rely upon as solace in a world that is rapidly destroying human decency and initiating us all into global, patriarchal, white supremacist fascism.Read More
Leave Him: From Resistance to Release
Naked and in the fold, You must be bold. Leave him. Let him feel the cold. Look your fear of freedom in the face. Marry it up to your grace. You are gold. Wise One. Turn the Wheel.Read More
The Resurrection Diaries
Literary Magic to Bring Your Dreams to Life
Open Your Book of Secrets and Reap Your Desires
Oh sure, you have touched its sanguine heart. You have even rested for moments at a time in its folds, riven with sumptuous delight. But when it comes to possessing it, the obstacles FEEL insurmountable. No wonder your shoulders ache all the time. You are burdened endlessly by hopelessness, fear, numbness, rage, frustration, and above all, a sense of being righteously excluded from paradise. It does not have to be this way!Read More
Seed a Harvest of Love in the Dry, Bitter Fields of Lovelessness
And from this stillness, walk resolutely, with tears streaming (as they surely will), into the heart-promise of this harvest we have called forth today. Do the work of ripping up weeds from your inner garden. Check your pockets for a multiplication of that original seed. Cast every last morsel of promise upon the bone-dry ground. Prepare the storehouse for more than you think it can hold. Water the land of your inner world as best you can. Remember, your tears are more powerful for coaxing forth the first fruits of this harvest than you can even imagine. But a smile brings torrents of rain (living water straight from your belly) and bright, brilliant sunrises in your eyes.Read More
Learn how to Navigate the Space Between Trauma and Triumph without Succumbing to the Siren Song of the Familiar
More is possible. But first, you must let go of the cocky sense of reassurance your emotional healing has given you and get down to the nuts and bolts of creating the inner and outer structures your expectations demand.Read More
Remember: You Are a Wild & Joyous Occasion Waiting to Unfurl Its Wings
Today you are a wild and joyous occasion waiting to unfurl its wings. You cannot forget this in the face of travesty. You cannot look these times in the eye and then let them win. You cannot allow this moment in history to clip your wings. You must begin to dream again. Learn why and how.Read More
The Warrior's Way
Reflections on War, Villainy, and Prayer
Why I Am the Villain in My Own Story
The societal divide between heroes and villains is a disastrous lie. Find out what I mean & why I have responded by embracing my own villainous ways.Read More
In Her Eyes: The Resolution
Our creativity lies in the unity of the warrior’s detached heart & the fleshy heart of personal, often ragged, definitely all too human, desire.Read More
Unmasking the Powerful Face of the Victim
The integration of the victim & our experiences of victimization is a powerful right of passage into a life of passionate warriorship.Read More
From Victim to Visionary
It is time to move past our wounds & into the way of the visionary warrior. Read my personal story of transformation from victim to visionary.Read More