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Where'd My Joy Go?

For a while now, I have been struggling with myself and my inability to embrace joy. I’m generally a happy person, but happiness and joy are two completely different things and I am in the middle of trying to figure out how to get past some things that seem to be in the way of being a better friend, husband, father, and servant of God. 497 more words

Philosophy

Electronic Literature: polymorphous possibilities

In the electronic poem “the dreamlife of letters,” the phrase “polymorphous possibilities” floats and twirls around the screen. The poem is grouped in the Ambient… 563 more words

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The Conscious Use of Attention

The concept of attention, how to develop it and use it are explained very well in the book, Leap of Perception by Penney Pierce:

Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way:  on purpose, in the present moment, nonjudgmentally….

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Mindfulness

Eurovision Song Contest: Copenhagen 2014 - Lithuania

Welcome to part 23 of our 39 part run up to the Eurovision Song Contest. Vilija Matačiūnaitė has been chosen to bring the COntest to Vilnius, the question is: does she have a hope in hell of pulling it off? 158 more words

Music

Another Phase

I really wonder how many phases of grief there are? This current phase is one of extreme impatience and irritability. I am so impatient, very irritable and have to use great control not to snap at all and sundry. 702 more words

We live in the only country in the world where a child can be sentenced to be in prison until they die

We live in the only country in the world where a child can be sentenced to be in prison until they die.

What’s worse is that it’s not even rare — more than 2,500 people who were sentenced as kids will spend the rest of their lives in prison. 248 more words

Civil RIghts