Ed’s Meditations on Meth

Addiction Recovery, Criminal Justice Reform, and Other Topics

Serpentine

Serpentine

Hello amazing readers! In the weeks to come, we'll be playing with the format of Meditations on Meth, to make it of the greatest possible value to you. Suggestions are welcome! Simply email me at [email protected] Shameless Reposting from My...

Marx

Marx

Five men had the greatest influence on my spiritual/transformative life, in my first years clean off meth  (more on that in a minute) But first: Do you ever feel you’ve been cursed with a certain personality trait? Impulsiveness, impatience,...

Stairways/10K

Stairways/10K

Thank you, readers of Meditations on Meth! And thank you GUS (God/Universe/Spirit…the name I learned from Michael Disend, my first meditation teacher Michael, along with Pat Maguire, saved my life…by convincing me that my own suicide would...

Splintered Doors

Splintered Doors

"People are not disturbed by things, but rather the view they take on them."—Vice Admiral James Stockdale, held captive nearly 8 years as a POW in Vietnam Recently, the worst thing happened to me (It shines light upon the scope of the many...

Boolean Operators

Boolean Operators

Thanks to reader Kris M, for suggesting a blog about the demons in my life today How I hear disembodied voices, entertain ideas of government conspiracies swirling around me…experience what many would term crushing depression, anxiety In the past,...

Victory

Victory

Today—as I write this—is an anniversary On this day, in 2003 As methamphetamine psychosis settled in like thorny thickets around my mind After I’d begun ambushing those I knew, with talk of my home being bugged, people stalking me, threats from the...

Restart

Restart

“Right now, in the midst of this pandemic, you are in the most opportune place…regardless of your circumstances or situation…to take control of what you can control; which is who you are at the level of feeling. Right now you have the potential to...