Drums and Words

A collection of poetry, essays, and a unique perspective on philosopher John de Ruiter

John de Ruiter

Fire by the River

Fire by the River

Information, as much as experience, has shaped me and my life. Information can defeat relationships or build life-long character and love. Many years ago my father gave me information liable to upset thousands of sensible people. For me, managing this…
Honing Perception

Honing Perception

My Perspective on Controversy Associated with John de Ruiter Controversy around John de Ruiter often raises concerns about spiritual organizations and authority figures, as John’s life-story suggests to some a gap between John and the integrity he speaks about. I…