Category Archives: worship

Witch movies, you ask?

…Or didn't you?  Well, let's say you did.  I happen to have opinions on witch movies, and a blog and a daily post-challenge, so let's just pretend you asked about it, just for a second.  Cooooool. The hands-down best Scary … Continue reading

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The Temple

Your body (from which your mind is not separate) is a temple — literally, a "house of god".  Whatever "god" is — consciousness, life, energy, awareness, everything — your body is where it lives, and from whence it emanates into … Continue reading

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The Church of Ignorance – Intro

Here's a first (dedicated) post for a topic I think I may talk about forever, because it's — loosely speaking — my new religion. Unsurprisingly given my history with religions, this one has nobody in it but me, and maybe … Continue reading

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America

America is NOT white. America is also not male. America is not middle-class.  America definitely does not wear a suit. America is a little loopy.  America has had to take medicine before, and will probably need to again.  America is smart, … Continue reading

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Hedging Gods: “I’m a Christian, but I’m also a [Buddhist, Taoist, Agnostic, etc]!”

I saw this again today, in a comment on a Taoist forum:  "I'm a Christian, but I'm also a Taoist!  Some people may see a conflict in that, but it works for me!" Well duh it works for you, homie.  You're a member of … Continue reading

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test-driving taoism, online bullying edition

This week, I did a thing *in the manner that my kungfu / philosophy training would have me do it*, even though that was really backwards from how I normally would act, and how I fairly desperately wanted to act. … Continue reading

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Ideas: not letting the Devil know

I love the few great ideas I've heard expressed equally well in a Western and an Eastern context; it gives me hope that any method of understanding has the potential to reveal truth, if applied correctly.   Here's one:  In … Continue reading

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Realizing how big a tree is

One of my favorite perception shifts in this life comes from suddenly realizing how big a tree is. You're walking along, idly thinking or just perceptively assuming that you're passing these giant sticks with branches and big umbrella-tops with leaves, … Continue reading

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Word Junkie

To remind you who you're dealing with: the allusive is my everything (oh lovely self-slogan, all I need and a t-shirt too) the illusive makes me sick  (show 'em or go home, gods; this ain't dice) and the elusive lifts … Continue reading

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Smarter than me: The Dalai Lama’s Eighteen

Oh, too good to not post (and not sure how I missed it before, since it's not very new) — the Dalai Lama wrote a list of eighteen guidelines for Better Living, and every single one of them had me … Continue reading

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