The Concept Of Everything

I write about a variety of subjects, often seemingly unrelated.  My experience, and the experience of all of us if we choose to look at it, shows that this is not the case.  In fact, everything is related. I love to read.  Shakespeare, History, sociology, philosophy, religion, Spirituality, non-fiction, horror, romance, fairy tales, classics...  there … Continue reading The Concept Of Everything

The Damaging Side Of A Competitive World

So the last couple days have had their ups and downs.  I've already had one job interview, and I have another scheduled already.  Job hunting is always a difficult competition and in our town, sometimes it can be particularly brutal. Over the last few days, I've had the chance to think too, and I found … Continue reading The Damaging Side Of A Competitive World

True Stories About The Medical System

Today, I want to take a minute and share with you what has been happening for the last several months.  In great part, writing this post is also about catharsis, but if you've been reading my blogs for any length of time, you also know that I feel it is very important to me to … Continue reading True Stories About The Medical System

Are You Listening?

The Spirit is always speaking to us, sometimes in small and subtle ways, sometimes in ways that are so obvious it seems hard to miss.  If we are not getting the messages, then most likely we are not listening. For example, if there is an issue you are struggling with and you hear a song, … Continue reading Are You Listening?

When Old Ideas Get In The Way

Growing up, we all have ideas and thoughts of what we want to do "when we grow up."  Sometimes, this dreams come to fruition, sometimes they don't.  This is often due to a combination of factors, but as we get older it is more likely due to our thought processes and how willing we are … Continue reading When Old Ideas Get In The Way

Healing and Being Healthy

There is always something happening in our lives, and the last couple of weeks have been no exception.  I was going to ignore one thing that happened, or at least save it for later with a different subject, but something happened yesterday that caused me to change my mind. First, let me give you a … Continue reading Healing and Being Healthy

History Is Written By The…

The temperature in the desert is up again, and so is the humidity.  We've made some recent changes to our routine, adding in regular yoga and more meditation exercises, and I'm seeking to make other changes to remove some areas of negativity that have gotten unreasonable.  Making these changes, has given me time to think, … Continue reading History Is Written By The…

Pay to What???

So as many of you know, music in our home isn't just something that we play, it's a big part of what we do.  Music is life in our home, and there is always at least one project happening, and often more than one.  I've been to more shows than I can count where, if … Continue reading Pay to What???

Getting Real

Today, I need to get personal, and I need to get real.  I could ask the question, "What does it take to become a minister?", or make a comment regarding hypocrisy, and how most people (including myself), will make complaints about what other people are doing, but refuse  to see it in themselves. Today, I'm … Continue reading Getting Real

Spending Time Alone

For most of my life, I hated being alone.  I hated the fear of what was going to return, I hated the fear of not having done enough, or done something wrong.  The uncomfortability of being part of a dysfunctional home was preferable to the fear of not knowing.  Plus, having someone else in the … Continue reading Spending Time Alone