“A Glance Inside the Minds Eye” Part 3: A Step Into Spirituality

While on the birthright trip, I encountered a young man. Erick. He seemed different to me, he seemed at peace. He held himself with an air of serenity. Almost instantly, I noticed he was prominently placed anywhere we were. Prominently placed by his own vibe, his own energy. I could sense something that drew me to him. Something that caught my attention, despite the massive amount of frantic energy provided by a group of recovering alcoholics on vacation.

He didn’t speak much, he smiled occasionally. There was something about him and I couldn’t place it. I began to observe him… Continue reading “A Glance Inside the Minds Eye” Part 3: A Step Into Spirituality

Letter from the Editor

In honor of evolution, I’ll be releasing an excerpt from my book each day this week.

I’m going to start with the last narration I wrote before “ending” the production of “A Glance Inside the Minds Eye”…

Then each day afterwards, I’ll pick out something that will frighten me to share, and let y’all have it…

All of the posts will go up on this website, and, if I gather enough courage, I’ll share each excerpt as a status on Facebook. Continue reading Letter from the Editor

“Next Up” -P Suade-

The thing about P Suade is his story; his past. The rap he creates bleeds introspection and frustration in response to the life he’s lived.

His first mixtape, “Relapse Prevention”, was an exercise in therapeutic self-expression. Attacking himself on record with an acceptance of where he’s been, and where he wants to go.

Acknowledging his past experiences; his life as a suburban white kid with a habit for drugs. Addressing his own ambivalence towards the world; searching for meaning in the madness of addiction. Continue reading “Next Up” -P Suade-

Inside the Minds Eye w/ Jennifer Ann Butler

In this podcast, Jen shares her experience of going to AA meetings every day in search of God.

She describes how implementing healthy eating, exercise, and sugar restriction reformatted her brain to remove the craving for drugs & alcohol.

And, we discuss the feels felt while approaching the 4th step, an effect that caused Jen to begin writing “Imperfect” as a way to procrastinate on her step work. Continue reading Inside the Minds Eye w/ Jennifer Ann Butler