A Generous Man

Written by Jonathan Aryeh Wayne, April 10, 2019 “Throw away the fear. Leave the anger far behind you. Hope is near, This I pray. All I know, we are a one world people, share it now or throw it all away. We could share it now or throw it all away.” For the past 9…

Mindful Mosquito Healing

Written by Jonathan Aryeh Wayne, February 13, 2019 The mind can physically affect one’s body and manifest pain. This is something I experienced last month after a bout of severe anxiety that caused me to visit several different doctors in various hospitals. When I started feeling a pressure in my chest upon taking deep breaths…

A Little Bit Too Much

Written by Jonathan Aryeh Wayne, January 8, 2018 It was about 1:30 in the morning and I honestly thought that I was close to death from sleep deprivation. It was only the second night on our roadtrip down south to chase the solar eclipse in rural North Carolina. I was lying in my tent, flat…

Empathicat

Written by Jonathan Aryeh Wayne, November 11, 2015 Walking, trying to keep calm as heavy metal careens down streets. This is the story of my life. Not a day goes by where I don’t hear silence. There is always that lone car that ruins the tranquility and trance of an otherwise busy street, deep in…

Fear and Loathing in Fort Tilden

Published by Jonathan Aryeh Wayne, October 14, 2015, based on his memoirs from August 20-25, 2015 “Oooooooh!” That’s all I heard for the longest time. My forehead was both numb and aching, along with my nose and left kneecap. I had a white wire from a phone charger dangling from my new smartphone in my…

Living Intentionally

Written by Jonathan Aryeh Wayne, July 8, 2015 One body, one mind, one spirit, one earth Whole body, whole mind, whole spirit, whole earth A-ho mitake oyusin! All my relations! Tonight as we gather in this lodge Souls unite, bodies are in flight The fire hypnotizes and entrances The air cools as the water dances…