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What brings you here?

I’m traveling the world to first hand experience different walks of life and to intimately learn the beliefs of other cultures, while unbiasedly taking in the world, from different perspectives.

Aims:

To spread sincere love to every soul I encounter.

To intimately experience the beliefs of other cultures first hand.

To reap any knowledge I can obtain and sow any wisdom I possess.

To plant, and leave behind, gardens everywhere I visit.

To learn foreign instruments, languages, and healing practices from around the world.

To be a window into international culture, specifically: Art, Music, Spirituality, and Wellness.

If you’d like to come along, you are more than welcome to join me!

I’ll be…

Reflecting on my journey in this blog and visually documenting my travels on instagram.

Releasing podcast conversations and jam sessions with people from my travels on soundcloud and Spotify.

Giving real-time updates on snapchat.

My handle is Leaveit2joshua on all social media =)

See you soon,

-JP

Reflections, Epiphanies, Serendipities and Milestones

Abba

Abba: The Aramaic term abba (אבא, Hebrew: אב (ab), “father”) appears in traditional Jewish liturgy and Jewish prayers to God, e.g. in the Kaddish (קדיש, Qaddish Aramaic, Hebrew: קדש (Qādash), “holy”). I’ve been calling God “Abba” these days. If I’m speaking to the general public or don’t know their religious/spiritual background, then I say ” TheContinue reading “Abba”

Travel Reflection

As the train plows through the snow, back to my hometown, I sit and reflect. A year ago, I bought a train ticket for a cross country trip.I had no clue what I was signing up for.-I simply wanted to see my “backyard” before I left the country, for Spain. I spent Valentine’s Day breathingContinue reading “Travel Reflection”

Vulnerability

Most of us humans aren’t very good at being vulnerable. Which makes sense when we consider the fact that we started farming and building establishments so that we wouldn’t have been to be vulnerable to the forces of nature anymore. On the other hand, a big part of being a musician -or simply an artist-Continue reading “Vulnerability”

The Music Pt 2

When I landed in Mississippi I didn’t really plan on doing much music. I had other goals in mind. However… I soon found that wasn’t an option. I was flooded with musical opportunities as soon as I arrived. I was honoured that so many people remembered me as a singer songwriter from my brief timeContinue reading “The Music Pt 2”

Our Backyard

When I committed to traveling the world, I decided that I should see my backyard before leaving the country. I set up a cross country train trip, aiming to go from Norfolk, Va to San Francisco, California. A blizzard rerouted my trip and I didn’t make it to California. However, it resulted in me havingContinue reading “Our Backyard”

THE MUSIC! Pt 1

Upon embarking on this trip, even though I brought Amos(my guitar) with me, I didn’t really plan on focusing on music much. There were other goals and passions that I was working on. At the Union Station, in Chicago, while waiting for my train to take me down to New Orleans, I heard a youngContinue reading “THE MUSIC! Pt 1”

Mountains

What is it with God and mountains? So many people have encountered God there. In my longing to draw nearer to God, The Universe, Vishnu, Abba, Allah, or whichever Force you call Home, I’ve been eager to climb any mountain, I could get to. I have specifically longed to climb Mount Horeb; the story ofContinue reading “Mountains”

The Alchemist

Do you believe in coincidences? How many synchronicities add up to an affirmation, omen or wink from the universe? A few months before I embarked on this trip, I had at least 4 different loved ones recommend “The Alchemist” to me, on several separate occasions. I kept putting off reading it, but committed to finishingContinue reading “The Alchemist”

Home

While riding past the snow blanketed corn fields of the north, a thought approached me , yesterday, but I was too busy taking pictures to acknowledge it. It wasn’t until passing the little homes, sprouting from the blankets of snow, in Colorado, that it really hit me: There are so many different ways of life,Continue reading “Home”

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