There is a wilderness out there beyond those walls but stories of monsters that rip you apart keep us safely within those walls. Ever so often we hear of missing villagers who fell prey to the seductive calls of the dark never to return again. They are the ones to chip a hole in those high walls that enclose us.
Having invented the Gods we can turn in to them ~ Alan Harrington Being brought up by a fiercely Catholic mom … More
Which begs the question how much have we lost in our attempt to be relevant, and error-free? It always upsets my sensibilities when I discover a group of intelligent well-meaning individuals who take upon themselves to decide what the masses should or should not to be told. This sort of authoritarian dictatorship is exactly what has driven people away from the true teachings of Christ; truth, love, and acceptance. It breeds suspicion and is a fertile ground for conspiracy theories.
Everything has its place and being able to see that without judgment and the God complex to change it is sorely needed. The world is saturated with people who think they know the truth and the right way, whatever that means! Life is a journey and we are all pilgrims, none of our destinations are the same then why do we insist on putting up signposts and guides? What is needed is to celebrate our individual journeys, a campfire where we all convene for a while before we head off on our separate ways, where we can meet, wives and husbands, lovers and friends, brothers and sisters, to tell our stories and encourage each other.
do I delve deep into where the universe beckons me? That dark and mysterious place where sense and senselessness dance the unholy dance of existence? After all we exist in that sliver of space between madness and sanity, a fact very familiar to all creative types.
I have learned much about people and about how the mind works, especially the tricks it plays. What I discovered through self-introspection, scientists have studied and concluded; that humans are hard-wired to non-consciously shift their view of reality to avoid working harder.
I have a thing for Gregorian chants, my kids tend to roll their eyes and then flop themselves on the … More
Hotmail delivered an email by a troubled soul I no longer consider as friend, refer to my emotional rant in … More
You don’t have to be a catholic to realise the significance of white smoke bellowing from (atop) the Sistine Chapel. … More
This musing is a reaction to an article about another blogger’s journey with vipasana mediation. 10 days of doing nothing … More
It’s the Christian holy period of Lent, 40 days of introspection, fasting and prayers. Not many Christians observe it … More
He trades our pain, sorrow, sinful baggage, and everything negative for his joy, peace and grace! He isn’t partial he … More