When we pray, we express many things. At the very least, we affirm our belief in a higher power watching and listening. And when our prayers go beyond praise and thanksgiving, asking for intervention, we are assigning it both will and the power to act, affecting events in our world. So pray and believe, because we need […]
“God is a disco ball…and every mirrored facet of that ball is a different religion.” -Krista- I like this, though I think God is the light hitting the ball. And God is everything the light shines on as it reflects off the facets of the great cosmic Disco Ball. Oh, and the shadows. God is […]
Chapter Ten Emily feels a cold chill climb up her spine, feeling like she has been here before. And then she remembers, this is the dream, and it has once again taken a turn, a terrible turn. There is blood everywhere, on her sword, on her arms, and on the bodies that surround her on […]
I am the Hunter, the One who stalks, the One who howls. I am the scent in the air, the heat of pursuit, the flash of white teeth, the blood on the gound.
You place your palms together in front of you with your fingers pointing up, and with a light bow, utter the word “Namaste” to someone you meet. They return the greeting and, even if you are not sure what it means, you feel just a tiny bit more peaceful. Originating from the Indian subcontinent, it […]
Atheist: So, you believe in ghosts and gods and magic? Animist: Yes. Atheist: It’s nonsense. Only science is real. Animist: What do you mean by “science”? Atheist: Things I can see and touch. Things that are real, that can be proven. Animist: So, what if you saw a ghost? Atheist: I wouldn’t. There is no such thing. Animist: Humor […]
The Certainty Principle: Consequences are directly proportional to certainty. The more sure you are of anything, the more devastating it is when it turns out you are wrong. It’s not the certainty itself that does the most damage, it’s what you commit to, when you are so sure. My wife and I have a […]