Category Archives: Thoughts for Today

a place for general thoughts/rambling/musing

The Meaning of Life – Part 3

Last week, we got a better understanding of our true nature. That we are inherently divine beings. So what is the meaning of life? To me, it is understanding: Who we are Where we came from Where we are going … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Life – Part 2

Last week, we discovered that you have divinity within you. This week we will explore where you came from. The fact is you came from a place above the heavens – a place some have called the pleroma (pronouced play-ro-ma). … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Life – Part 1

Today, we shall be exploring the meaning of life. Yes, there is an answer to that question! Actually, there are many answers to that question. I will be addressing it from our faith’s perspective. Before we can explore the answer, … Continue reading

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more on why we suffer

Yesterday I discussed one of the causes of suffering. That we suffer because we fight against reality. Today, I want to talk about another major cause of suffering. And it is not a popular explanation. The simple fact is that … Continue reading

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one of the major sources of all suffering

Why do we suffer so much? Why does life sometimes feel so difficult? What is the source of our frustration? I believe that there is a simple answer to this. And it may surprise you. The reason for all this … Continue reading

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The Trump Phenomenon

I want to talk about Donald Trump. Yeah, I know. This site is about spirituality, not politics. As if these aren’t related. Hah! I do not want to talk about Mr. Trump’s policies. That may be for another time. 🙂 … Continue reading

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You did WHAT in HOW LONG?

Well, May and June certainly have been an incredible 2 months. First, we got a dog that turned out to be VERY hyperactive, needed TONS of attention, and then very sick and needed even MORE attention! Then I got a … Continue reading

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Double Vision

I have recently recovered from surgery in both my eyes. I was pretty much blind in my right eye due to cataracts, and my left eye didn’t have much longer before it was as bad. There was no option beside … Continue reading

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The Faust and the Furious

I have been meaning to read Goethe’s Faust for – oh, about 30 years! About 5 years ago I got what looked like a FANTASTIC translation. It was by Walter Kaufmann, who did such a GREAT job translating Nietzsche’s works … Continue reading

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Killing over pictures of Mohammed

There has been quite a lot of talk about “free speech” and the right of (mostly) westerners to make fun of the prophet of Islam, including making images and cartoons in his likeness. In the interest of peace, I feel … Continue reading

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