conscious creativity

fiction

A GLOBAL AWAKENING: A short play about the struggles of a modern-day Planet Earth

A GLOBAL AWAKENING: A short play about the struggles of a modern-day Planet Earth

This play was written for and performed as part of the Vedanta 10 Minute Play Festival at the King Street Theatre in Sydney, Australia...
January 12, 2015 × 0 comments

poetry

POEMS BY MAX REIF: Fragile, Shooting the Sky, For Peter Robinson, Indiana Revelation

POEMS BY MAX REIF: Fragile, Shooting the Sky, For Peter Robinson, Indiana Revelation

Fragile It doesn’t take very much to wash away all we know, obliterate every landmark. I went out to a field tonight just down...
December 28, 2014 × 0 comments

fiction

SUMMER OF ’68: Young, on the heart’s trail

SUMMER OF ’68: Young, on the heart’s trail

Part One: Tunnel 1. Coming back from the lake, we re-entered the St. Louis metro area on St. Charles Rock Road. I was in the back...
December 26, 2014 × 4 comments

book reviews

NUMINOUS: Poems conceived within moments of spiritual ecstasy [book review]

NUMINOUS: Poems conceived within moments of spiritual ecstasy [book review]

NUMINOUS: Poems conceived within moments of spiritual ecstasy Leila A. Fortier [Saint Julian Press, Inc., 118 pages] “For when...
December 19, 2014 × 0 comments

essays

MY LUCKY STARS: A heart-warming tale of canine companionship

MY LUCKY STARS: A heart-warming tale of canine companionship

The following article is an excerpt from My Dog, My Friend: Heart-Warming Tales of Canine Companionship from Celebrities and...
November 3, 2014 × 0 comments

music reviews

PUTALITTLEMORELOVEINTHEWORLD: Songs about authenticity, peace and connectedness [music review]

PUTALITTLEMORELOVEINTHEWORLD: Songs about authenticity, peace and connectedness [music review]

PUTALITTLEMORELOVEINTHEWORLD:Songs about authenticity, peace and connectedness Bob Sima [ CD Baby, 2014 ] Bob Sima’s latest...
November 1, 2014 × 0 comments

performing arts

ACTING FOR SELF-REFLECTION: Q&A with actor and mindfulness practitioner Binh Doan

ACTING FOR SELF-REFLECTION: Q&A with actor and mindfulness practitioner Binh Doan

There’s a lot more going on in acting than you might think. Just ask French actor and Plum Village mindfulness practitioner Binh...
October 24, 2014 × 0 comments

essays

COMING TO BABA: My 43-Year Romance With Meher Baba

COMING TO BABA: My 43-Year Romance With Meher Baba

The following story is an excerpt from Max Reif’s forthcoming book, Toward an Interior Sun. 1. I first encountered the name...
September 27, 2014 × 3 comments

book reviews

TRUE NORTH: The shocking truth about Yours, Mine and Ours [book review]

TRUE NORTH: The shocking truth about Yours, Mine and Ours [book review]

TRUE NORTH: The shocking truth about Yours, Mine and Ours Tom North [True North Productions, 336 pages] Sometimes, things are...
August 22, 2014 × 0 comments