Tag Archives: egotism

Is God on Our Side?

Does the Universe have Our Back? I was reading an article online that had been linked to us by the leader of our Faith & Science group, and then it struck me: most of us think that if we are … Continue reading

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Tattooing: Body Art or Abuse?

Why Do It? As if there isn’t enough graffiti about, people are using their bodies as an artist’s canvas  by subjecting themselves to tattoo ink. The saying, “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder,” comes to mind. But is … Continue reading

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Carlos Castaneda Quote 1

Catching a Glimpse “In the Art of Dreaming Don Juan tells Carlos, “… most of our energy goes into upholding our importance… if we were capable of losing some of that importance, two extraordinary things would happen to us. One, … Continue reading

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Context: a little gallows humour

Spiritual Direction? There is an urban myth which we had recounted to us by the leader of our Faith and Science group yesterday. Here is a written version from 1993: Many have heard the story of the man whose devotional … Continue reading

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Catalyst

A Visit to the Dentist I went to a new dentist yesterday, one that is more local to where we live, because I have a tooth that needs to come out. It turned out that they had an opening at … Continue reading

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“I Quit!” Dream Analysis

In December 1984, I was on the threshold of a new adventure. I was about to leave my old life behind, forever. This is the analysis of a dream I had on the night of the 4th. Background Straight Pins … Continue reading

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Christ’s Second Coming?

Christ’s Second Coming? What was the purpose of reminding me? I thought you’d put away those childish ways — Let’s get it straight: gone are those silly days; Like it or not, this way, I’m meant to be… In childhood’s … Continue reading

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