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Why am I here ?

Yes it’s the usual questioning that goes along with “where do I come from ?” and “where’s the remote ?” :) But the scope of my questioning is limited to my current trip. 518 more words


Movies: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty came out a few months back. I remember seeing the trailer and being interested, but being more of a book worm than a movie buff, it took me a while to get around to renting it.  50 more words

The Dreamer


It is awful to live in a world we know we are ruining, trashing, poisoning, and using up, and still participate–because humans have such amazing ingenuity combined with such deep longings and fears that we simply cannot stop ourselves. 178 more words

Philosophical Mutterings

Psychedelics and The Meaning Of Life

source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sam-harris/drugs-and-the-meaning-of-_b_891014.htmlauthor: Sam Harris

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Everything we do is for the purpose of altering consciousness. We form friendships so that we can feel certain emotions, like love, and avoid others, like loneliness. 3,880 more words

Ahead Of Time


I don’t usually read collections of poetry, but since I’m going to be encouraging my students to read poetry, I figured I should get into the practice as well.  432 more words

What Are You Measuring In Your Life?

Imagine this…you have no basis for knowing if you are making progress or not.
But here’s the thing:
We all have areas of life that we say are important to us, but that we aren’t measuring. 155 more words


Meditation - Longing for heaven

In the busyness of everyday life we tend to forget why we are here and where we are going. In this meditation we come back to reality to consider our final destination, eternal life with God in heaven, what heaven will be like, and what we need to do to get there. 9 more words