A few things happened to me today. First, I overcame my fear of public speaking by making a presentation to my class at University about the contrasts between the poetic epic that is Beowulf and the masterpieces which Tolkien had produced. I don't know if any of you had known, but Tolkien was kind of … Continue reading Beowulf, Tolkien, Overcoming Anxiety, and Momentum in Life
“Now that you're an adult, you might still feel a pang of guilt when you decline a dinner invitation in favor of a good book. Or maybe you like to eat alone in restaurants and could do without the pitying looks from fellow diners. Or you're told that you're "in your head too much", a … Continue reading A Survival Guide For Introverts – Part II
The window to my soul seems darker now. Its transparency is clouded by crimson blues. Like stained glass tempered to withstand hard blows, I can see my life only through this disillusionment. The darkness is thick except for these crimson rays. Lost, but I’m searching - from here, will I ever find my way? Cold … Continue reading The Crimson Window
These days pass me by in a wild blur. I've been consuming loneliness for a destiny that's self-assured. ~ Yet my existence is still harmonious. ~ I've compiled the pieces of this broken heart, And attempted to reassemble it part by part. Yet, it's off to a slow start. ~ A sort of emotional numbness … Continue reading I Regard You Day By Day
A man walks into a police station and addresses one of the officers at the front desk, "Excuse me, sir. I'm Derek and I'd like to turn myself in". The officer looked dismayed, "Turn yourself in, you say? Like... For a crime?" "Yes sir, I'd like to clear my conscience in servitude to the lord." "Aren't … Continue reading How Do You Like Your Pork?
First of all - Wow, I am so incredibly impressed by the quality of the submissions that were entered into this contest. I'm also humbled to have so many amazing writers who follow this blog and who've bothered to enter for this contest. Thank you from the bottom of my heart to all of you … Continue reading The Results of the “Emotions in Motion” Giveaway Contest
Check it out! I wrote this one specifically for Yeka. As most of you know, I am not actually religious or believe in God, however I wrote this one to be special for her. I know what she believes and I respect that. She's also been up against many health challenges lately. I just wanted … Continue reading “His Once More”, Guest Post Poem on Yeka’s Blog, It’s All About Love
“How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese?” ― Charles de Gaulle France Back in 2013, I was just finishing up my 2-year backpacking stint through Australasia and I was preparing to head back to Canada with my girlfriend at the time. It didn't end up being a great relationship, or even … Continue reading What I Learned Living in France for Two Months
I would just like to extend a big thank you to Becky from Beckie's Mental Mess for this award. Becky runs a blog which aims to both heal and share so that no one feels alone in their struggles. The Inspiration Award “The Inspiration Award: The Inspiration Award is a token of appreciation to blog … Continue reading The Inspiration Award from Becky
So, I'm just over a week into my studies now and doing a lot of reading which is awesome. I find that when I'm forced to do a lot of reading, it has an effect on me similar to meditation. It forces my mind to quiet down and focus. My compulsion to jump from one … Continue reading First week of School is Behind Me. Self-Doubt, Social Anxiety, And Perseverance
Kristian did an amazing job doing the other half to my story about the Rise and Fall of Marcus and Addison! Check it out!
Last week Mathew, author of Blog of The Wolf Boy posted this beautiful story about Marcus & Addison from Marcus’ point of view. He opened it up for anyone who wanted to tell Addison’s side of the story, so I thought I would give it a shot.
Here is the link to Mathew’s original post, where he tells Marcus’ side of things.
Life is funny sometimes. One minute you think you have life figured out, you are chasing your dreams and living your best life, but then the universe decides to throw you a curve-ball, making you question everything you thought you knew you wanted, and longing for something you didn’t even realize you were missing, or in Addison’s case, someone.
Addison was living the dream, traveling to local cities and towns around the area she grew up in, playing at different bars and pubs. She fell…
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Hello again friends, bloggers and muses, Today I'm interviewing a blogger who beams positivity, authenticity and perseverance in the face of hardship. She, like many of us, has taken solace in blogging to help deal with the difficulties of her daily struggles. I believe there is always something great that we can learn from those … Continue reading Behind the Author – Undercover Superhero
Well, today, some news has found me and it's left me feeling disturbed. I'm depressed and angry and worried about the future of humanity lately. I just don't understand the world right now, some people or who's responsible for the vileness of it all at the moment... I mean, I have some ideas, of who's … Continue reading Climate Change Denial and A Toxic World
Hey fellow bloggers, writers, and friends, I'm sure that it's seemed lately like I've just been pumping out loads of content, and I'll tell you why that is... It's not because I've been bitten with inspiration, because I honestly haven't been. I actually haven't written much in the past week or so, I've had creative … Continue reading A New Post Schedule and Direction for Blog of the Wolf Boy
Sweet silhouette of my fantasies, Your essence rides upon the breeze, In swiftly blowing streams. You feel like such a tease, Even though I'd not yet met you, Except for in my dreams. ~ If I had you, I'd be wrestling with the world, As a man that feels renewed. Your quiet eyes and gentle … Continue reading A Love That’s Sought, Yet More Divine