Theoretical Entirety

             What are our influences?  Who impacts our decisions?  Where do our compulsions and preferences come from?  Nature/Nurture is the forever question.              Being spiritual people, we need to add that cosmic element as well.  We must factor in the physical alongside the esoteric.   […]

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Clearly, To See

             Our journey is our own.  That’s a Universal Truth.  We are here to learn, and to grow.  We have chosen the methods, the company, the life.  And yet, we struggle.  I struggle.              This has been a challenging week for me.  My days were […]

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A Type of Liberation

             During this past week of pain and ignorance, I have made a deliberate effort to find happiness.  I have chosen joy.  I have actively sought out enlightenment.              I believe in doing all that we can, politically, communally, globally.  But I also have come […]

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How Dynamic We Are

             As you may know, I have a “day” job.  One of my tasks, pretty much on an hourly basis (if not more often), is giving my opinion.              Travelers ask what I think.  They ask about the campus.  They ask about local sights and […]

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Force of Life

             We are a people who like our specifics.  We are basically animals with label-making machines in our hands.  We feel a need to categorize and order all that we can.              Which, I think, is sometimes why we argue about religion so much.  Everyone […]

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