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The Problem with Jack

There he sat, between the magazine racks. Gray beard spidering down his neck; the sort of shabby, baggy clothes that anyone from a homeless man to a house painter might wear. 1,508 more words



…is all it takes to blast open the mind and to prove to us, from the inside where it counts, that what we take for reality, as revealed to us via the five senses and our limited finite mind, is just a thin covering over an Absolute reality simply staggering in its intricate beauty and vast complexity. 746 more words

Metaphysical Fiction/Stream Of Conciousness

The difference between objective reality and spiritual reality

What defines the parts of ourselves? Take the hand for example, what defines a hand? Is it the five digits radiating from an elongated palm configuration? 350 more words

God's Mystical Greeting in Joseph Smith's First Vision

There is a curious detail in Joseph Smith’s earliest accounts of his First Vision that may teach us more about his encounter with Deity, and why there are differences between the accounts. 1,939 more words


Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey

by William Wordsworth, 1798

Five years have past; five summers, with the length
Of five long winters! and again I hear
These waters, rolling from their mountain-springs… 1,211 more words


Sacred things – Do they matter?

Ordinary life is filled with cares and concerns. We each get taken up with earning a living, the needs of our family, the problems of where we live or whatever. 709 more words