5 Metaphysical Practices for Promoting Safe Travels

As I type up this particular blog post, I’m sitting in a desk chair several thousand miles and three time zones from my home. This transcontinental journey is all about visiting my family, and as I only made the trek a few days ago, I’ve very recently had my travel responses well-stimulated. And while I … More 5 Metaphysical Practices for Promoting Safe Travels

Hygiean Dream…

I’ve been having some really interesting dream experiences lately: in several recent bouts of REM sleep, I’ve found myself speaking with someone — usually a person that doesn’t exist in my waking life — and they’ll be impressing upon me the importance of some word, phrase, or concept.  Upon awakening, I’ll remember the dream, and … More Hygiean Dream…

Belief: the Chicken/Egg puzzler

In a departure from my usual long-windedness, I offer just a quick question for today, and an example to flesh it out: Do we humans believe in things because those things are real…or do things become real because we humans believe in them?  Or is it more a case of that kind of miraculous realization … More Belief: the Chicken/Egg puzzler

Very unexpectedly: Jupiter!!

I’d like to keep this post on the briefer side today if I can, as I’m still battling a fairly whopping case of strep throat, and I didn’t sleep much last night because of it…but that lack of sleep also gives rise to the subject of this post — Jupiter! — so it can’t be … More Very unexpectedly: Jupiter!!

Goddess of Wisdom

My attendance at the local courthouse has been excused for the day, so while the trial at which I’m serving as juror will continue on Monday, I’m free until then…which means I can post something today!  What, then to post about…?  Well, to be honest, all signs have been pointing loudly and repeatedly at…Athena, Greek … More Goddess of Wisdom

Labor Day labors…

I’d like to start today’s post by wishing everyone the basic foundational sentiments underlying our U.S. holiday of Labor Day: that is, whoever you are, wherever you are, I’d like to celebrate whatever work you’ve done this year, be it toward meeting your own needs, or toward meeting the needs of others and contributing to … More Labor Day labors…

A foot in both worlds…

Straddling borders…standing with one foot in each of two adjacent worlds.  Not an unfamiliar scenario, but one that’s been on my mind this past week as I’ve dealt with the reality of being forced to undergo the jury selection process here in Los Angeles. As you may or may not know, when you’re called for … More A foot in both worlds…

I might be somebody’s peer this week…

A few weeks ago, I posted here in advance of my relocation of residence from one part of Los Angeles to another.  I just wanted to give fair warning at the time that the consistency of my posts might take hits for a day or two, as my life weathered the necessary disruptions that go … More I might be somebody’s peer this week…

More about Messages…

Yesterday, I went to this outdoor party fairly near my home here in LA, in a place called Elysian Park.  The Park derives its name from a region in Greek Mythology known as Elysium, or the Elysian Fields.  As with many concepts in large and ancient bodies of lore, descriptions of Elysium vary a bit, … More More about Messages…