I'm being quietly encouraged to open up on the Matrix, both the film franchise and the psychologist in question, and in an attempt to shed light on the topic, and what's brought us to this point in time.  Of course, with a background in shamanism followed with a lay practice in Zen Buddhism, it's easy to confuse the facts surrounding my trip to the hospital in 2006, and how those assumptions have lead many members of the audience into the false belief of mental illness. For those of you that are suffering from more severe cases of mental illness that include schizophrenia, bi-polar disorder, and manic depression, I encourage you to seek real help.  For those of you that are on an awakening path, and for those of you that can see the similarities that clinical psychology labels it as, I encourage you to continue reading this post.  And for those of you that have been deluded into thinking that a Jewish psychologist's half-brained attempt at diagnosing me with somethin...
Thanks for your patience while I paused on the creation of new content over the last few months.  We've had a lot going on since April and I took advantage of this time to witness the events as they unfold.  There's an important dialogue going on in this country and it has to do with race, and America's systemic racism that has defined our country since the beginning.  Please don't mistake my silence as a negligible attempt to undermine these efforts, it has simply been a time when I, as a white person, took a step back to understand my place in all of this. Needless to say, I welcome all different types of people into my life and this includes blacks, yellows, greens, reds, whites, and all of the other color variations that you can imagine.  I also accept people into my life that have different sexual orientations, genders, lifestyles, and political preferences.  True, I don't always like the division that America's two-party political system tends to creat...