doin’ the nokandui * ebay is not what you think it is
We must be willing to let go of the life we've planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. * Joseph Campbell * with Tyler Reid at the Beach Villas, and in veritable proximity to the likes of out fronts, bank vaults, hideaways, ebay, rifles, baby kandui, nokandui and john kandies.
Once upon a time I was working the booth for Living Intentions at Expo West, and near the close of the show, when a pretty surfy guy comes up to me and politely asks if we might have a spare bag of our raw sprouted almonds that he could take home with him, I looked at him with his soft eyes and warm smile and immediately knew he was a soul man and a (very) conscious brother. I gave him the biggest bag we had and parted ways with his biz card, of which I promised to follow up as the proverbial fb friends.
we are but a spiritual resonance of energy manifested in our unique individual vibration. and the resonance in which we project our frequency is of the greatest importance and value. #love is the highest and most potent frequency we can resonate, with the power to uplift, inspire, and improve the quality of life for all beings in all worlds, so #bethelight, believe, and #belove!
I'll tell you what hermits realize. If you go off into a far, far forest and get very quiet, you'll come to understand that you're connected with everything.
And such it was that I was visiting just the such and got the bday prompt, from this said individual years later, and decided to take a look at his page and see what he was up to. And it wasn’t that I had never looked at it as he had mad photos that I had liked aplenty, but I just wasn’t overly familiar with the guy, as not sure we had ever crossed paths again ?? What a treat. Dude is an international treasure.
Nature never hurries, yet everything is accomplished. * Lao Tsu
A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving. * Lao Tzu
photo * @billywatts
Not only does he ride a roundtail, but he oft posts the most thoughtful and heartfelt commentary on his equally as mindblowing photos that pretty much litter his fb feed. One of his life ambitions is to create a food forest, and to that end he has taken steps in becoming a permaculturist. He’s a bit of a yogi, and one who really appreciates (sitting in) silence, and obviously holds some fairly sacred space within his heart and soul, body and mind. As he cultivates what he refers to as an inherent gratitude, I can’t help but be reminded of (Gerry) Lopez, and that this guy is someone who can take that torch and help hold space for the rest of us (here on spaceship earth). Needless to say we are in good hands with this man.
the man likes his fruit, including cherimoya, rambutan, durian (the king), mangosteen, passion fruit, dragonfruit ($19.95 lb @my local health food store btw), papaya and lime, noni, soursop, fig, (white) mango, pomelo and persimmon, among (many) others. * he favors (would be an understatement) a non gmo, vegan raw food, plant based dieta, and oft adds supplemental foodstuffs such as Sunfood "sun is shining" green powder, aloha honey bee (honey), Sol Raiz Organics maca, Manitoba Harvest hemp hearts, Sambazon acai, chia seeds, coconut water, spirulina, probiotic coconut yogurt, goji berries, macadamian nut, sprouted/activated granola, mesquite, OM mushrooms, reishi, cordyceps, lion’s mane, chaga, cacao, moringa, sea veggies and micro greens, and to his already heavily weighted fruit regimen.
(on location * Naya Ubud, Bali, Indonesia)
He resides somewhere between where he calls planet Neptune and the Island of the Gods, a place where most would acknowledge as a never neverland. Besides being a next level surfer himself, one of his chief occupations is basically obliterating his body with biophotons, via the local foodstuffs found in his bioregion. And as I consider the intake of (copious amounts of) fruit to be the (secret sacramental) fountain of youth, it really comes as little surprise that even as he turns 44 (the year of the fool in traditional Tarot, and the grom card in this Surfer Tarot), he claims he still feels like a grom on the inside.
and those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music. * Nietzsche * I love the way he has shaped his life around his passions and how much he inspires me. I love how hard he works no matter where we are, even if it means working through the night while I sleep. I love how he shows up in life, and I love seeing him achieve (everything) he deserves! * Kayla Bhagya * photo * @tylerreid20
Mucho gusto Zachary Keenan !! Dude is truly romancing the stone and can be found where the mana is. Not only is his philosopher’s stone clearly his waywardly intuition, he also looks like he was poster made for a Letty Nowak portrait, and/or came right out of a Drew Brophy (supercalifragilistic) painting.
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience. * Ralph Waldo Emerson
Remember, the entrance door to the sanctuary is inside you. * Rumi
photo * @stjohnvisual
And not sure ‘bout you, but as long as there are wise men like this roaming the globe in search of waves and spreading their aloha and sharing of their gifts, I am grateful to be a surfer and to count him as one.
If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency, and vibration. * Nikola Tesla * Follow your dreams, they know the way. * Kobe Yamada * photo * @cend_it
And as this world of late is no place for half (hearted) measures, and with our health threatened on all levels, by chem trails, 5G, GMOs and a compromised water supply, one thing is clear. We need you.
follow your bliss and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls. * Joseph Campbell * Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek. Mario Andretti * photo * @stjohnvisual
Will also add, and perhaps unbeknownst to Zach himself, is that with his bday falling on the fourteenth of this month, that his life card in the Tarot adds up to nine, which again in the traditional Tarot is the hermit, but in Surfer Tarot he is the soul surfer card (number nine in the major arcana/trump cards).
and as you can prolly tell, he is fond of quoting many of the masters, i.e. Osho, Mooji, Ram Dass, Thich Nhat Hanh, Steve Jobs, Nassim Haramein, Paul Stamets, Nahko Bear, Jack Kerouac, Henry David Thoreau, Paul Coelho, Jiddu Krishnamurti, Kahlil Gibran, Vince Lombardi, Kalu Rinpoche, Wayne Dyer, Paramahansa Yogananda, Bruce Lee, Hunter Thompson, those (quoted) above, and many others (of like ilk), and.... he has sponsors, and of which eye would be remiss not to mention, including Al Merrick and his CI (Channel Islands) surfboards, 101 fin co, Matuse geoprene, Dr. Bronner, @sustainsurf verified @ecoboard, and Drifter Surf Shop
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete. * Buckminster Fuller * The only limit to your impact is your imagination and commitment. * Tony Robbins