Monthly Archives: January 2020

Let My People Go!

The Ten Plagues of Egypt OK. I don’t want to seem alarmist, but a news item about a swarm of locusts in East Africa has perked up my interest. When you add the Australia wildfires to the mix, it would … Continue reading

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More Newspeak: Converging Harmony

[There may be some reading this post, today, who may think that I am mocking spiritual endeavours. Let me say, here and now, that I have the utmost respect for the spiritual work that is being done. In fact I’ve … Continue reading

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Two More Spiritual Newspeak Terms

logophilia Addiction to words. Belief that all words contain hidden meanings, provided that you have the time and patience to look up their constituent parts in enough different languages (however unrelated); or that given sounds and letters have a constant … Continue reading

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Playing the Cards You’ve been Dealt

The Gambler This song has been running through my mind for three days now. What am I missing?

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Spiritual Newspeak

The New Age Lexicon I am conversant with these terms. That’s what makes this book so delightful. But because most of the entries are cleverly written and sometimes so ironic, that unless you know what the original purpose of the … Continue reading

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Enigma: The Thoroughly Modern Myss

Caroline Myss I don’t do this very often. A friend from our Faith & Science group found an interesting post on the internet. It was an analysis of Caroline Myss using the Moon’s lunar periods to explain the timing of … Continue reading

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BeBe’s Baby: Tucked-up, in Bed

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Is Masada a Myth?

Herod The Great’s Fortification Sometimes, you just have to be there, to get some idea of what’s gone on behind the scenes. This picture, above, reminds me so much of Montsegur. But that’s where I am reminded that the victors … Continue reading

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Pompeo vs. National Public Radio

He says that Mary Louise Kelly Lied to Him Twice. What? A politician claiming that a seasoned journalist lied to him? Pot-kettle-black… My cousin, John Miller, writing as The Journalism Doctor, has something to say about it. Trumping Truth Mary … Continue reading

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Star Wars as Spiritual Truth

Harpur’s Heaven and Hell This book from 1983 is a series of essays written by Tom Harpur and published in The Toronto Star newspaper. I’ve had a copy of it since about 2007. It’s still one of my great reference … Continue reading

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