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Pragmatism versus Fun

Have you ever come across those people who when you talk about art, philosophy or any such subject always say “But what’s the point of it?” 300 more words


Cultivating Compassion

How to love yourself and others

by Thich Nhat Hanh

Metta meditation is a practice of cultivating understanding, love, and compassion by looking deeply, first for ourselves and then for others. 515 more words


Rabyd Opinion - Government: The Steward of the People (Romans 13 Applied in the United States – Part 2)

Romans 13:1-7:

Every person is to be in subjection to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those which exist are established by God.

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A Non-Patriot's Guide to Liking America

Patriotism is such a loaded term.

If I say I’m not patriotic, people with star spangled wind chimes and confusion regarding the nature of medicare… 659 more words


Our Function

It is one of those truly spring days. A slight breeze brings music to the trees, the sun weaves among the clouds dappling its light across the leaves on the forest floor, bird-songs are behind every melody, and the creek blissfully carries on beside me as I write. 1,027 more words


Two Ways I Tried Living Without Buying (for a month)

As promised, I will tell a bit about with my struggle to practice creative activities instead of consumptive ones. In my last post, I said “The problem is that in American culture today, we wrongly place consuming as at the top of the hierarchy as though consuming food, entertainment, pleasure, is what will make us the happiest.” 1,205 more words



I am guilty of liking to blog to much, and I must admit the problem is serious (see 3 Ways To Make Your Blog an Idol… 578 more words