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The Bhagavad Gita and The Bible - Musings

Last night I was deepening my understanding of other religions. Besides the Christian faith, I like to keep an open mind and not confine my point of view too much, so to freshen things up I wanted to brush up on other religions. 1,290 more words

If I Stay by Gayle Forman

I read this book when it first came out, but then decided to reread it again before I saw the movie. I really enjoyed it. It was slightly confusing, but it was still pretty good. 97 more words


The Sleep Walking Episode

Alison was a very close friend of mine when I was in my late teens and early twenties. She had a massive head of unkempt pre-Raphaelite curls that she dyed several strands various hues of pillar box red. 2,097 more words

The Pull of the Deep

Donning her fins and snorkel, she headed out into the deep water.¬†She’d been warned against going there for as long as she could remember. She’d heard the stories, but she had to see it for herself, despite the danger. 168 more words



It starts in your lungs.
Those two cages of breath
unwilling to unlock the door
for any entrance or escape
of air or comfort or ease. 250 more words


Robocop (2014)

If we cannot overcome crime, there is law enforcement, but if that does not work, there seems to be other, full-proof ways. Robocop is a satire on crime and punishment with a distinctive twist: 236 more words

Film Reviews

Habits of Happy People

I came across an article this morning entitled “7 Habits of Chronically Unhappy People” (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tamara-star/7-habit-of-chronically-unhappy-people_b_6174000.html), which really rang true to me. However, rather than fixate on the negative (unhappy habits), I’d rather focus on the positive…that is, what do happy people do that contributes to their happiness? 565 more words