contemplations

LOVE IS AN ISLAND: “Entire of itself,” open to all

LOVE IS AN ISLAND: “Entire of itself,” open to all

It’s a human condition to feel we have to do something in order to deserve good things. That’s what inhabiting the apex...
March 28, 2015 × 0 comments

personal growth

HOW TO INTERPRET DREAMS: 7 keys to gain guidance from your inner self

HOW TO INTERPRET DREAMS: 7 keys to gain guidance from your inner self

    Someone is chasing me! I cannot recognize who it is, but I am scared…I am so scared… Thankfully, I wake up… A...
March 26, 2015 × 3 comments

personal growth

SEARCHING FOR SOUL: Recognizing your soul group and discovering your true calling

SEARCHING FOR SOUL: Recognizing your soul group and discovering your true calling

‘This is [her] soul group.’ What do you mean?’ It’s a group of souls with whom she resonates closely.” – James...
March 23, 2015 × 0 comments

poetry

POEMS BY MAX REIF: Ten Reflections on Why We Write, King Metal, Ode to Lady Risk

POEMS BY MAX REIF: Ten Reflections on Why We Write, King Metal, Ode to Lady Risk

Ten Reflections on Why We Write 1.  A poet writes, a baker makes bread. Hungry mouths will eat the bread; will hungry spirits imbibe...
March 21, 2015 × 0 comments

writing

AWAKE MY SOUL: The language of music

AWAKE MY SOUL: The language of music

Everyone knows music is beautiful. My mother tried to explain this to me when she closed her eyes and air-conducted to Beethoven’s...
March 20, 2015 × 0 comments

personal growth

SKEPTICISM: Question everything and transform your life

SKEPTICISM: Question everything and transform your life

I believe most people do not know or appreciate what the word “skeptic” really means. The common vernacular has a connotation of...
March 18, 2015 × 3 comments

meditation

ACCESSING THE SPACE WITHIN: A guided relaxation meditation to come to stillness

ACCESSING THE SPACE WITHIN: A guided relaxation meditation to come to stillness

Through stillness, you can access what is unconscious and bring it to the surface. You can watch your mind with detachment and open...
March 14, 2015 × 0 comments

personal growth

FREE WILL: It’s existential, my dear Watson

FREE WILL: It’s existential, my dear Watson

The original quote from Sherlock Holmes of course was “It’s elementary, my dear Watson.” I use this play on words...
March 11, 2015 × 0 comments

personal growth

JOURNAL DIALOGUE: A journaling technique for digging beneath the surface

JOURNAL DIALOGUE: A journaling technique for digging beneath the surface

There’s a wonderful journaling technique called the “Journal Dialogue” that has been utilized by journaling experts such...
March 9, 2015 × 0 comments