Wake up and gift your heart away 🙂 “What book are you reading?” The barista asked. “The Book of Disquiet by Pessoa,” I answered. “This coffee’s on me,” he said gifting it to me. “Gracias, Brother.” I sat at a … Continue reading Video of Why Write? Imagination: Evolution, Revolution, and Roots (Part 4 of 7)
Last week I finished teaching a couple of courses and finally feel as if I am getting a hang of this distance learning education thing. From a student: “I just want to thank you again. It has been such a … Continue reading Video of “Why Write? Consciousness and Courage (Part 3 of 7)”
As promised, I am creating videos for each of the lessons in the seven part seminar of “Why Write?” Here is the video for “Why Write? Power: Fact and Fiction (Part 2 of 7)” To view the entire text and … Continue reading Video of “Why Write? Power: Fact and Fiction (Part 2 of 7)”
Share: Earlier this year, I launched a new curriculum, one that I use in my own classroom, one that some instructors are using, and one that is for everyone: Why Write? A Seven Lesson Seminar Many of my students love … Continue reading Profé Ben Bac Sierra’s Why Write Curriculum Videos!
What good is any education that does not try to teach consciousness? It is not the same as being woke. We all woke up today. There is something else, that which is before and beyond our idea, our word of … Continue reading “On Thinking: A Pura Neta Reflection”
AQUA APBT: Reddy Ryder Learns to Swim! Today was a good day 🙂 APBT Reddy Ryder (10 month pup) learned to swim! Check out the video link below for Reddy in action with music, narration, and highlights. Continue reading AQUA APBT: Reddy Ryder Learns to Swim!
“The Godfather’s Goal” For the Gangsters: The Godfather’s GoalWas to beLegal Illegal “In five years theCorleone familyWill be completelyLegitimate” Michael fooled Kay toBelieve in theAmerican DreamAndShe wanted more thanAnythingIn the worldTo believe in theAmerican Dream He fooled herVery wellHe assassinated … Continue reading “The Godfather’s Goal”
I have been listening to lectures about and reading the words of ancient philosopher Epictetus, who was born in AD 50 in what is now modern day Turkey. I feel strongly for his idea that we can control only what … Continue reading “Searching for Soul”
“No Dogs No Negroes No Mexicans Allowed” Did you say I gotA lot to learn? A, B, C1, 2, 3 Is this wisdom? In factI got nothing to learnNeed nothing to learnEspeciallyNot from yourHocus pocusCorruption My dog can teachMe more … Continue reading Poem: “No Dogs No Negroes No Mexicans Allowed”
James “N Jeff” Jeffrey Bac Sierra was born on November 10, 1968 and finished his journey here on June 16, 2008. He was the Heart of Vida Loca, and he knew even as a youngster what his duty should be—Full … Continue reading “Bac Sierra, Bone Mountain”