Author Archives: Jason Youngman

About Jason Youngman

An explorer of volition and soul, a song under a night sky and a dream that forever yearns to be.

Stand on Guard for Thee

“What are you willing to die for?” “What are you willing to kill for?” People from all around the world can answer these questions without blinking an eye. Yet few can say as to exactly why, and even less can … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , | 20 Comments

Dignity Remains Steadfast

“People hate you because you proved that dignity is meaningless.” “No one needs to prove it. Everyone knows already. They just pretend not to.” – Dr. Hannibal Lecter From the mouth of a sophisticated and esteemed psychiatrist, such a ludicrous … Continue reading

Posted in Psychology | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Living with Congruence

“If you don’t stand for something, you will fall for anything.” – Gordon A Eadie We experience personal integrity when what we say, do and believe are in congruence. This doesn’t automatically fall into place, but requires ongoing effort and … Continue reading

Posted in Spirituality | Tagged , , , , | 11 Comments

Sharpen the Mind

“At every moment keep a sturdy mind on the task at hand… giving up every distraction, emotional subversion of reason, and all drama, vanity, and complaint… mastery over a few things makes it possible to live an abundant and devout … Continue reading

Posted in Self Improvement | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

Revive the Veins of Amity

“Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” – Viktor E. Frankl What do you do? Where are you from? What … Continue reading

Posted in Self Improvement | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

Navigate Emotional Flow

“Just as the river where I step is not the same, and is, so I am as I am not.” – Heraclitus As explorers of the mind we travel through all sorts of conscious and unconscious phenomena. Along the way … Continue reading

Posted in Philosophy, Psychology, Spirituality | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Attain Peace of Mind

“There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble free retreat than in his own mind, especially if he has within himself the kind of thoughts that let him dip into them and so at once … Continue reading

Posted in Self Improvement | Tagged , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Cut to the Chase

“The chief task in life is simply this: to identify and separate matters so that I can say clearly to myself which are externals not under my control, and which have to do with the choices I actually control.” – … Continue reading

Posted in Self Improvement | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

God’s Right & Wisdom’s Insight

“Wait without thought, for you are not ready for thought: So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing.” – T.S. Eliot GOD’S RIGHT AND WISDOM’S INSIGHT Poetic thoughts by Jason Youngman At the age of 14 … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , | 7 Comments

My Gift to You

“My intention is purely to follow the dharma that is guiding me. That is all. Right now my duty is to give pure sounds to the universe – pure and simple – with pure heart.” – Gaiea What Enya was … Continue reading

Posted in Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments