Primitivism vs Simple Living

“Alexa, give me five minutes!” This command came easily from the lips of our two-and-a-half year old nephew who was told he needed to share his toy truck with his brother. “Alexa,” for those who don’t know, is a machine that utilizes artificial intelligence and voice recognition to do all sorts of things, including setting a timer. This story reminded me how clearly we have entered into Dwapara Yuga and how quickly the acceleration of technological advancements is happening. With … Read More

Dwapara 320

What is happening to our planet? A pandemic, economic fallout, social unrest, and general chaos have seemingly become our new normal. What’s next? Civil war and/or world war? Why has this period been so polarizing and transformational at the same time? Cultural creatives (like you) want the world to change for the better. And there is no doubt we are on the eve of a titanic transformation. Will it be clean and easy? I think you know the answer to … Read More

Soul Confirmation

“You won’t be confirmed, Philip!”  My mother was appalled at the thought that I might not become a member of the Catholic Church.  What happened?  At the age of sixteen, I missed some of the Church classes required for confirmation because I had gone on a ski trip. Because of my absence, the local priest threatened I would not be confirmed. “So what?” I responded to the priest and my mother. Certainly, I could have been more respectful in my … Read More