“Losing My Religion” 5.7

To say you've lost your religion, well that's like saying you've experienced something so profound, you don't need it anymore. The shortest distance between any two points is a straight line, right? Well imagine your religion is over here and that God is right in front of you. Once you figure out how to draw that straight line, you don't need what's over there.

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Imagined Action

Lately, I've been revisiting an idea I wrote about some time ago: that there is only one moment. Visiting this is how I'm overcoming my … writer's block? No—it's not as much writer's block as it is writer's atrophy. I've been very busy these past few months. I left myself very little time for writing, …

Cosmic Beings

It was there for just an instant—a bright speck of light on the horizon. I had been sitting, crossed-leg, my notebook on my knee, pen in hand. I looked up from my page–just for a moment—to take in the view. I was perched atop a great granite outcrop, high on a ridge. My eyes swept …

Forget the New Year’s Resolution … Create a New You Resolution

I don't like the idea of the New Year's Resolution. Frankly, I think the whole notion is counterproductive. And a study headed by Richard Wiseman of the UK justifies this claim. In 2007, a group of over 3000 people were tracked, as well as the progress toward their goal. Fifty-two percent of the cohort were …