We hear it all the time when a news story breaks about a victim who has finally been freed from the chains of sex-trafficking. They spent years bound in absolute horror through extreme manipulation, and the masses respond:

“I would never have fallen for that!” — “How could she not…


Addiction, and the faux war on drugs.

Addiction has become one of those words we are so accustomed to, but we admittedly have no understanding of. …


One of my favorite songs of all time by Metallica. The meaning of this song seems rather clear. Lyrically, you know this is about depression and suicide. I’ve heard that Metallica received thousands of letters from people who were planning to take their own life, until they heard this song…


We all have what we call “darkness” in our innate nature. Learn to control it before it controls you.

There’s no such thing as darkness. We use the word as if it exists on its own merit, but the truth is darkness is merely the absence of light. Most of…


According to recent studies more than 31% of women in America have suffered abuse at the hands of their partner. While that number may seem staggering I feel sadly confident in one thing: It’s much higher than that.

Over the years I have been truly shocked and saddened at the…


My first car was a 1973 Chevy Nova. I have used it before in certain analogies because, well, it was a monumental piece of shit when I first purchased it, therefore requiring an inordinate amount of time, labor, and learning on my part. Luckily, that makes for an intriguing segue…


We have been thrust into one of the most asinine moments in the history of the world. Not that the world has never known this type of idiocy, it’s just that I never would have dreamed we would revert to it, willingly. Yet, here we are. We not only perceive…


Imagine yourself in a new life. The rigors and torment of old, passed on, and now you find yourself fully at the helm. A new dawn lies just over the horizon and with every ounce of strength you can muster you adjust your sails and press on to the life…


Today I went on a mild cleaning spree in an effort to get my house ready to put on the market. I started out in some easy-to-accomplish areas, so that I could find enough motivation in the small victories to manage through the more tedious tasks. I began cleaning out…


NOT FOR SALE!!! Seems like common sense, right? Only the darkest and most depraved among us would ever consider purchasing a child for sex, right? This only happens in third world countries and in neighborhoods that you would generally avoid anyway, right? …

Jeremy Thornton

As a Professional Musician and Leadership Trainer I have had the pleasure of spending time learning from some of the greatest talent in both fields.

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