As a therapist and psychonaut, I observe that while psychedelics permit you, they do not enable you. They open doors, but they don’t build the stairs. The stairs are experiences your mind, body, and spirit are ready to undertake.


The invitation will most likely appear uncomfortable. The transition will most likely be a crucible. I would like to tell you otherwise and, to some extent, I sell my services as a therapist on the basis that I will make the transition more comfortable. Courage, then, is the ability to experience the uncomfortable without discomfort


To read an illustrated version of Permission, visit my blog post here.