Explorations in Consciousness.
Explorations in Consciousness.

Explorations in Consciousness.

Musings, insights, observations, and trip reports from the world of a budding Buddha.


Entheogen Art: Mother Aya

2 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Quantum Living

This painting sat in my garage for months since I last touched it. After returning from my second ayahuasca weekend, I saw the vine's bath emerge through the shattered fractals of the existing media. "Aya." 60" x 36" Mixed Media on Canvas.         

Why the best thing you can do for yourself is absolutely nothing.

2 Jun 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Quantum Living

  Redesigning your mind with meditation. For anyone who knows me, they’ve heard the pitch and it’s usually met with a smirk and an eyeroll. Even though my intentions are purely altruistic, and I have nothing to gain from my evangelism, other than mak...

Why we need to be more like plants: My lessons from Mother Ayahuasca.

2 Jun 2020 6 minute read 2 comments Quantum Living

    Last weekend I attended my second ayahuasca weekend, and like before it wasn't anything I expected, nor anything I intended.  My intentions were about surrender and control, with a little healing around lung health thrown in for good measure. Th...

Entheogen Art: Flow

1 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Quantum Living

Let the flow take you. A week after my second ayahuasca weekend, I painted this piece. You can just see the jungle full of spirits.  "Flow" 48" x 36"  Post-ayahuasca free form. Mixed Media on Canvas.

The Paradox of the Present.

31 May 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Quantum Living

An pervasive series of paradoxes exist in life - a labyrinth of contradictions and the most elegant of traps for the human experience. As I sit here now, I’m writing about being present. But the mere act of writing pulls me out of the present as I pa...

Lessons from the Lowly Earthworm

31 May 2020 3 minute read 0 comments Quantum Living

We were out for a morning walk one day — just me and the dogs, which is typically a very mindful exercise for me. I use this time to connect with the day and experience gratitude for the gifts of life. It had rained the evening before, and the road h...

Ode to Aya.

31 May 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Quantum Living

She’s here now, everywhereAlways present in her perfectionLook at the wonders around youSeek the wonders within. All OneAll part of her masterful designWeaving her balance In every cornerIn every breath. She reveals herself In the momentIn the songs...