I am really no good at math, and word problems really kick my ass. So when reading the Tao Te Ching and chapter 50 shows up talking in riddles about 3 in 10, I was super lost. Then I was working out and listening to the Tao Te Ching being read by Wayne Dyer, whenContinue reading “Tao Te Ching Day 33: The 3 in 10”
“Tao produces one, One produces two, Two produces three, Three produce myriad things” TTC 42 (Lin) The first few lines of this chapter are in a way speaking of cellular mitosis. Where a single cell splits and becomes two, and two becomes three, and you get the point. All life begins with the death ofContinue reading “Tao Te Ching Day 28: What We Focus On”
The heaviness of that title ways on me. As if its too heavy to share. Too much to lay down at the worlds feet. In reality, it is to heavy not to be put down. It is too much not to let out and what I have learned is to important to keep inside. IContinue reading “Why I Contemplated Suicide”
https://anchor.fm/matthew-whiteside/episodes/All-in-e9vu2e https://anchor.fm/matthew-whiteside/episodes/All-in-e9vu2e Sherrie and I go all in and make a huge investment. Although there is fear we choose to walk by faith. Click the link and enjoy the episode. Thanks for listening.
Welcome back, I say to myself. You all have been here as I have been in a form of spiritual and experiential hiatus. It went great, thanks for asking. Now to the business of this writing. You may have noticed something in the past few weeks. This sense of dread, of confusion, of FEAR. IfContinue reading “Withstanding The Chaotic Energy of This Holiday Season.”
https://anchor.fm/matthew-whiteside/episodes/Getting-Through-Tough-Times-e9cjk9 We all deal with times in which we believe,”that’s it I can’t go on.” When the reality is we have dealt with difficult breath stealing moments our entire existence, yet somehow amazingly here we are. What is it that captures us and steals us from life to make us believe we will not makeContinue reading “Getting Through Tough Times- An experience”
Salt & Light: Being the Hands and Feet of Christ By Matt Poole This is a written interview with author Matt Poole. Questions have been given by Matt Whiteside Q: Tell me about what inspired you to write this book? A: I’ve seen the destruction both physically and spiritually that officers face first-hand.Continue reading “Interview and Book Review W/ M.D Poole Author of “Salt & Light: Being The Hands and Feet of Christ.” Out Now.”
I woke up in a dark room, that’s good because I turned the light off before I fell asleep and if somehow it turned on while I was sleeping then I would think, “is there a ghost?” I wake up unhappy a lot. I am not unhappy I see the man sitting in a darkContinue reading “The Race of Human: We Are Not Separate #WritingCommunity #SaturdayMotivation”
I was out working today on a new project and I looked around as I was sitting in traffic. There was a man riding a motorcycle in slacks and dress shoes in front of me, like a cowboy on a work release program, it didn’t quiet fit. I was struck with the thought, we wasteContinue reading “Life is Freaking Long. #WritingCommunity #FridayFeeling”
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