The COVID virus, regardless of its origin or the destruction that’s ensued, has also been a gift. Its arrival generated fear, placing many of us on a quarantined house arrest with time to dwell. Fear is the root of every negative emotion. As it shows up, a heaviness robs us…

Do Soul Mates and Twin Flames Really Exist?

In Western culture, the idea of a soul mate, or one perfect person who completes us, is the romantic life force of our favorite films and stories. And with good reason. The idea that we are on a path alone may be…

Vedic Astrology — A Practical Example from a Military Officer

Vedic Astrology first entered my life when my family and I moved from the idyllic wine country of Sonoma County to a meditation commune in the Midwest. Rumblings in the trailer park and at the Maharishi School dropped bits and…

Celtic and I ditched our classes after lunch. It was not the first time. We typically went to the campus bookstore first, inside the student union that was shaped like a Japanese pagoda. I bought candy for us. Sometimes Celtic lifted something and discretely placed it in his coat pocket…

Dr. Nicholas Osborne

Nick Osborne is a former bar bouncer, military officer, and academic. His writing focuses on spirituality, masculinity, and mythology.

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