The B-Word

I don’t remember a time in my life that I didn’t feel a great sense of intensity. Maybe some people are just born with it or maybe it’s just a matter of perception where every decision is weighed with the gravity of the universe in its balance. I have been careless, yes, but even then …

Omega

Nearly three years ago I had a powerful experience that completely altered the direction of my life. In the practice of astral travel (something I had learned to do as a disassociation from my own troubling reality), I experienced something foreign to me and learned that it was the Holy Spirit of the Bible. I …

Fountains

I started 2018 with just three words - faith, communication and service. I had come to a tough realization that my performance-based goals were not serving my highest purpose and committed my year to a quest for balance and grace. My theory was this: that loving others first and foremost is really the essence and …

The TKN Rule

Oceanside, Ca. // ‘I GO BY E.T.’ He yells over the music. ‘Extra terrestrial!” His ocean blue eyes twinkle. ‘But just tell them it means Extra Tender.” He does another burpee. This weekend, I had the incredible opportunity to lead a “fitness experience” on behalf of Reebok at the Supergirl Surf Pro in Oceanside, California …

57 Gravel

Redding, Ca. // "I'm an aspiring geologist," Douggy pulled out another box from the back seat of his dingy old sedan and set it on the trunk deck. A tackle box and some larger Tupperware containers already sat open, overflowing onto the mobile workbench of well-worn gold paint. A few unique shapes caught my eye, …

What If

Medford, Oregon // “What if we all broke open?” This is the question that Lu Crenshaw woke up with one morning last year and the question I found myself asking last week in a short visit to check out Camp 17. With a vision that is quickly outgrowing their community of Medford, Oregon, Lu and …

Puzzle Queen

San Diego, Ca // Evelyn is my roommate. She's 91 years old but she still wants to ride a hot air balloon someday. When I moved in a few weeks ago, her 500-piece Christmas puzzle was still mostly disassembled and she told me it would probably take a couple of months for her to complete …