Ben’s Virtues

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! “A virtue is a positive trait or quality subjectively deemed to be morally excellent and thus is valued as a foundation of principle and good moral being.” Fancy way of saying- “my virtues are the characteristics that I would choose to promote my individual and in turn collective well being”… A.K.A My Lifestyledezine Which leads us to Benjamin Franklin and his quest for Moral Perfection- “I conceiv’d the bold and arduous project of arriving at moral perfection. I wish’d to live without committing any fault at any time; I would conquer all that either natural …


True Transformation comes at that moment when there is NO DOUBT. The moment when everything you labeled as bad is actually good. When money becomes LOVE. When it’s all a part of the plan. When you can ACCEPT. When you can ALLOW. When every moment is a gift. When you stop believing and start becoming. When you embody your thoughts. When you walk Hope, and speak Faith. When it all becomes ONE, and goes deeper than skin, deeper than bones, past the marrow directly into the soul. When you LOVE YOURSELF whole heartedly. When you FORGIVE. You are everything you will become. In time. With patience. On a long journey …

Do You See What I See?

 The World is your Playground. >>”Drain and Manhole Cover Art”. – Reshaping what we’ve always associated as dirty. Allowing us to see something we often pay no mid to.  I am a huge fan of street art! I think the way they allow the world to be there canvas is a beautiful take on life.  How can we look past the confinements of society? Must we always cross our T’s and dot our i’s? Parkour  has that same outlook>> IMAGINATION IS EVERYTHING!!!


Connection. Connected. EMPATHY. Strings that connect us to the world. The Universe. From one person to the next. To every living cell invisible strings that CONNECT US. Can you feel them? Have you ALLOWED them to be tugged at?Do you ignore there existence? These heart string are the first thing we ever know, they’re EMPATHY. They’re an understanding. That all are brothers and sisters. That all around you, could be you. They can’t be searched for, only Freed. Allow them to shine. Feel the world!

There are No Mistakes

      -Just a difference of opinion. What is a Mistake? Other than Profound Truth. Other than an Opportunity: Many actions are perceived as mistakes only because we don’t react to them appropriately. Lets turn “mistake” into “Opportunity”! Lets erase that word from our consciousnesses. “To get something you never had, you have to do something you never did”  & “The will of God will never take you where the Grace of God will not protect you.” Within the mistake is truth, we have to faith in that, that trust and presence  allows us to find what the Universe it trying to show us. When you fall, when the …

Marcel The Shell and The Things He Can Teach Us

  A Guest Post from Positively Present You know you’re a bit behind on a YouTube sensation when the star already has a best-selling book. Yes, it’s only recently that I’ve discovered the silliness that is Marcel the Shell. If you’re like me and haven’t seen it yet, here are the videos. I’ve definitely heard a few people say they don’t really get it, but every time I see Marcel I crack up. The voice (Saturday Night Live’s Jenny Slate) is hilarious enough, but the things he says really make me laugh. Even if you don’t like (or get) Marcel the Shell, you can’t certainly learn a thing or two …

Delicious Meals and Delicious Links

Clockwise: Lamb topped with grilled spinach and onions. Then Fresh Tomatoes and a Fried Egg! Cup of Black Beans. 2 Hard boiled eggs. A Slice of Avocado. Ratatouille of zucchini and eggplant . Churasco w/ a cilantro salad. Diced Heirloom Tomatoes. Steak (NY Bone in). Over Fresh Arugula. Topped with a Poached Egg. Surrounded by THINLY sliced roasted potatoes. A Treat: Roast beef and bacon sandwich w/  a pickle on the side and some potato salad. RECIPES: Sweet potato hash brown casserole Primal Snacks … If you enjoyed this article Please Consider SUBSCRIBING.