Papa’s Pile: A Children’s Story

To celebrate the wonders of the season, I've taken this opportunity to clean up my act, sweeten my disposition, and write a Christmas-solstice-New-Year story for children. It's a good story, though maybe not a practical one for children. It's too long for a kid under six or seven, at any rate (though as that corresponds … Continue reading Papa’s Pile: A Children’s Story

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Tuesday Blessing: Bright Moon, Long Nights

The light of our full moon is bright as it sets this morning. We've watched it grow, and now that growth is complete. May we understand those aspects of our own lives that have grown with it. The light of our sun, our blessed life-giver, It is at its lowest this week, and we've long … Continue reading Tuesday Blessing: Bright Moon, Long Nights

Blessing for Monday Morning: Let’s Make it Good

As we start our week, a blessing: Here, this morning, in the midst of All There Is, Here, we pause to ponder. This week, we shall give our thanks -  And may we do so with sincerity and the force of the fullness of our hearts. Not only do we owe it, but we need … Continue reading Blessing for Monday Morning: Let’s Make it Good

Which way to the Banquet? Midsummer’s Day Six

Way back in December, I posted this crazy rambling rant exploring ways to cope with eternity even though our brains can never quite grasp it and even though random effects of eternity sometimes intrude into our daily lives and thoughts and dreams. Even as solstices themselves are made to look arbitrary in the face of the … Continue reading Which way to the Banquet? Midsummer’s Day Six

Set the Table: A Yuletide Meditation on Eternity and Time and How to Deal With It

Within the boundless confines of the Universe, with her astoundingly vast manifestations and incomprehensibly infinite potentialities, there can be found rooms that exist outside of what we commonly perceive to be time. In another recent post, I introduced a phenomenon I will call time-independent memory. This is when the brain perceives the nature of certain people … Continue reading Set the Table: A Yuletide Meditation on Eternity and Time and How to Deal With It