Author Archives: Jason Youngman

About Jason Youngman

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

Our Inner Child Awaits

He awoke from a deep sleep not knowing himself. His past no longer accessible. Baffled and confused he staggered down the hall way. Where he happened upon a drawer with a mirror. His reflection was that of an old man. … Continue reading

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Chimney Smoke

Chimney smoke rising up into the cold air Still warm and careless as young love Expanding with the first touch of morning wind Like an Englishman’s old white powdered wig Prancing along the roof tops without cloths Caressing the ridge … Continue reading

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Beautiful Moments – My Home & Native Land

Fell in love with St. John’s, Newfoundland back in the early 90’s. One of the most inspiring aspects of the locale is its beautiful trails in and around the capital. See my video above for a few sights that may … Continue reading

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Self Affirmations – Weaving the Fabric of Love

Here are a few of my newly created self-affirmations but before we get into them allow me to explain the general idea behind this concept. Ideally, affirmations help to fortify any number of characteristics unique to the human being. There … Continue reading

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Synchronicity – The Kiss of Life

“Contrary to the kiss of death, which implies failure and doom, synchronicity is the kiss of life, for it is the mark of a fortuitous moment that pervades the soul with a sense of interconnected belonging and cosmic purpose.” Synchronicity … Continue reading

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The first hour of the day sets the tone & directs the way

What we do during the first hour of the day often sets the tone for what follows. Whether we are living successful lives or not, that which retains our condition in life, for the most part comes down to our … Continue reading

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On the Emergence into Life

On the descent of the soul into body, the Philosopher Plotinus explains the reason for our emergence into life. He holds to the notion that the universe is filled with souls in order to make it complete. It is here … Continue reading

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Ovid’s Metamorphoses – The Creation of the World

There are a number of creation myths in circulation but none quite elegant as that presented in Ovid’s Metamorphoses. In his rendition we are taken up in the spirit as though present to the god like forces that brought the … Continue reading

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Sonnet 73 by William Shakespeare

Sonnet 73 by William Shakespeare sets the tone for that time of year when the leaves turn colour and fall away. Indeed it is one of his most significant poems, a harbinger for what is to follow man in time, … Continue reading

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Oh Noble Sound – An Appeal to Euterpe

This weeks poem is dedicated to Euterpe, the Muse of music and lyric poetry, who is known to grant musicians/poets their deepest desire. It has been imbued with the oh so delicate & graceful sound of a harp, by none … Continue reading

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