Contact: When science learns faith… | My Muse
Contact: When science learns faith… :: Science, as a body of thought and thinkers, considers reality to be "known and knowable". This is a story of a scientist who runs headlong into faith, and the nature of reality that is not amenable to science, or objective observation.
3 Things I Learned About Rejection By Being Accepted ~ A Traveller’s Tale | My Muse
3 Things I Learned About Rejection By Being Accepted ~ A Traveller’s Tale ~ Traveller's Tales was preparing to publish an anthology of China travel stories and called out for submissions. I submitted 11 stories, arranged in what I believed to be descending order of greatness. They rejected the first 8. But they accepted the 9th! Yay! Good thing I submitted 11 right? ....not so much. Here's why.
Jason Bourne and identity — who am I? | My Muse
Jason Bourne and identity — who am I? :: I've watched the film, "The Bourne Identity", numerous times. Too many to count. Read the book just once. The story captivates me. Primarily because I have sensed, like Bourne, that there were things about myself I didn't know, but should, couldn't remember happening, but should, and desperately needed to. I ponder, often, how I became who I am. I suppose that's a primary cause -- rather than source -- of my turn to spirituality.
War Prayers ~ Mark Twain and Lao Tse on the artlessness of war | My Muse
War Prayers ~ Mark Twain and Lao Tse on the artlessness of war :: It was Anzac Day, and all the talk was of the honour of sacrifice, of the valour and righteousness of a cause. While all I could think about was death, murder, chaos, hatred, anguish, suffering and loss. Was I insane?
Quotes and notes regarding Gregory David Roberts’ Shantaram | My Muse
A dream is a place where a wish and a fear meet. When the wish and the fear are exactly the same, we call the dream a nightmare. ~ Gregory David Roberts Shantaram I love this passage from the spectacularly enthralling Shantaram. Nonetheless, I disagree with it. When the wish […]
The Dao de Jing ~ The transformational quality of seeing the beauty in all things. | My Muse
The Dao de Jing ~ The transformational quality of seeing the beauty in all things. The first post in what I'm certain will be a long series of posts about and inspired by this exquisite treatise on the art of living.