Asylum Rising: Aluta Continua…

“A culture can be likened to a quilt of intricate geometrical design in which all the many colored pieces, their shapes and stitches flow into one another, constitute the whole. This analogy is apt for yet a second reason. Often, the design on the upper side of the quilt is different from the undersurface pattern. Read the full article…

The Essential Nature of Spiritual Secularism

This is a guest post from our Summit brother, Coreman, (@Coreman2200 on Twitter). This is a piece that I asked the brother to write for Asylum…of course, him being Summit, I don’t expect we’ll need any disclaimers…*smiles*.   sec·u·lar·ism?[sek-yuh-luh-riz-uhm] noun 1. secular spirit or tendency, especially a system of political or social philosophy that rejects Read the full article…

Are You Secure Within Yourself?

This post is in response to one of the many contributors of the Asylum, AllTayo. Please read the blog post here first: AllTayo’s Blog. She can also be found on twitter at @Alltayo…enjoy!   It is interesting that this blog post idea arose. I am working on a book with one of my former instructors, Read the full article…

Blogging As A Sparring Exercise For Writers

I would suppose that one of my greatest strengths has become my threshold for pain. Simply translated, that would mean my minimal fear of failure. Now, no one likes to fail, and possibly my dislike of failure is higher than most. However, I take the prerequisite practice, research, and preparation for attacking a task, and Read the full article…