My Failed Attempt at Faith 

I wanted to believe in God. I really, really tried. When I was younger, I found it easy to buy into the concept of God, and of Christianity. After 9/11, I thought I was doing the ‘Christian’ thing by joining the military. There was a certain level of ‘holy war’ mentality amongst my kind of…

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Brick’s Drum Therapy Matrix

It’s time.  All the hours and days of hard work, meticulous preparation, bloody sweat, fighting through frustrations and setbacks, and pushing all the limits to be the best we can be – has all prepared us for this moment.  Now, we’re getting our game-face on.  Now, we’re reeling in our mind to perfect focus, stretching…

It’s Different for Girls

I love being a woman. In fact, given the choice between being male or female, I would choose to be a woman, every time. Even with all the bullshit that comes along with being female–the lower pay, the pressure to conform to traditional societal standards (getting married, having kids, being a “good” wife), the hormones,…

The Legacy of President Donald J. Trump

“You’re fired!” President Trump scowled, “Who do you think you are, coming in here with a question like that? That’s disgusting. You disgust me. I bet you think you’re smarter than me, don’t you… look at him, everybody. He’s a smarty pants. Mr. Know-It-All Reporter. Get out of here… “No, I’m just kidding… but really,…

Apostasy & Sedition

I don’t wanna be a martyr; don’t wanna be a victim. A messiah is a predator preying on and on the system. I don’t have to agree, and don’t have to smile. Won’t wear your insecurities, fears, guilts, & trials. The blame game is not the same as the game we love to blame. Gods…

God is a Concept by Which We Measure Our Hate 

Religion is the exact opposite of reason. It’s like being a child and asking your parent why something “is” and being told, “Because I said so.” It’s such a bullshit, cop-out response and hardly a viable answer. My mother rarely played that card. She almost always gave legitimate answers to my questions, but on the rare occasion that I got the “Because I said so” response, I felt cheated and dissatisfied.