.Christian Chensvold

Apr 27, 2022

See vs. Know: A look within

Before the modern age, when people turned their backs on the immortals, who turned their backs on us in turn, gods and men were...
Apr 13, 2022

Touring the Trees in Sonoma County

There are some questions one resents being asked.  You may have had this reaction when someone annoyingly queries, “Would you rather live by the forest...
Mar 2, 2022

Hands Together — Living on a Prayer

“Spiritual but not religious” is a cliche in common parlance, which means people parrot the phrase but are usually unable to explain what they...
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Feb 23, 2022

Gone Girl — Ego Death in Film

After an extended look at the character arc of Luke Skywalker, we cap off our New Year’s series on rebirth by examining a female...
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Feb 9, 2022

Knight Moves—Inner Jedi

Spiritual awakening is a process of transformation that is proven by a demonstrable change in state noticed by our peers. In popular culture, this...
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Feb 9, 2022

How Do You Jeet Kune Do? Damon Evans keeps Bruce Lee’s Martial Arts Legacy...

When Damon Evans was adding yet more martial arts to his arsenal of fighting systems—in this case, the Filipino discipline known as Kali and...
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Jan 26, 2022

Force Majeure—Luke Awakens

We often speak here about spiritual awakening, including what it feels like—terrifying; why it’s necessary—to know what we really are; and how it unfolds....
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Jan 12, 2022

Skywalk—The Gospel of Luke

I’m of the generation that saw Star Wars in the theater in 1977 as a young child, and since then I’ve watched the original...