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“If I look at the mass, I will never act. If I look at the one, I will.” –Mother Teresa

“If I look at the mass, I will never act. If I look at the one, I will.” –Mother Teresa


Empathy is something we hear a lot about in pop culture. 509 more words

Human Resiiency

Science and Spirituality's Affair In Spite of Religion

The topic of religion in Mass Effect has popped up a few times, but it’s mostly geared toward learning the alien religions from a human perspective.   693 more words


Don’t Be a Heretic: Why Orthodoxy Matters

Most of us are heretics and we don’t know it.

And generally that would make us OK with it. It’s kind of like finding out that you eat an average of eight insects a year while you sleep*. 959 more words


A retrospective catalog

Two and a half years ago I wrote a post here about the ways my mind had changed since I first began to hurl words into the void. 2,017 more words



Natalie Imbruglia’s “Torn” from the 1990s.

I think of this song when this word came up for me as I think about the title to this blog post. 2,423 more words


I wanted to but I couldn't: A short rumination about personal failure inspired by another episode of Game of Thrones

My last post was about the love and honour embedded in the willful act of becoming someone’s champion. Today’s post is about wanting to do so and failing because this is precisely what happened to Prince Oberyn in Season 4, Episode 8 when he could have won but instead got his head smashed in by Gregor Clegane. 764 more words


Composing Life

Below is my WHAT I HAVE LEARNED list.

Number One: You were meant to be happy!
Make the decision to be happy. Think happy thoughts. Be with people who are positive. 781 more words