The Antidote to Suffering in the Modern World
Being back Stateside and a collaboration with Gary Sharpe
It’s been a bit. I know. I wanted to publish while I was adventuring, but adventuring got in the way of publishing. I do have some adventuring stories coming your way, but I thought I’d warn you first (in case you were here for the malarkey I usually write about) and also to signal boost this video collaboration born out of the wisdom of Gary Sharpe’s words. A few months ago, moved by one of his posts, I created a visual interpretation of his work. The feedback I got mostly was that it made one anxious watching it.
Gary suggested that we make an antidote to it which you can watch imbedded above or in his link below.
I felt that it was an apropos re-entry back into Substack Land (where I am trying to catch up on A LOT) since one of my personal antidotes to suffering in the modern world has always been travelling and going on adventures. I’ve meditated on the beaches of the Black Sea and I sung in caves and met a friend who I had never seen in real life in the middle of Nowhere, Bulgaria and I fed stray cats and I went down the scariest water slide ever and I’ve got some photos to prove it all coming soon. In the meantime, take a gander at Gary’s Stack if you aren’t following him already and here are the links to the video on some other platforms as requested:
I am grateful for you all for sticking around and being on this journey with me. Life sure has been rather unordinary and thrilling.
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