Category Archives: Life events

Religion and me, part 2 – The seven components of my current spirituality

Now that I have recounted a comprehensive view of my history with religion, I shall endeavor to capture and convey the religion/spiritual beliefs that have evolved into what I believe today. I’m going to warn you right now… this blog … Continue reading

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Religion and me, part 1 – My history

I’ve mentioned “God” in several of my recent posts and I’ve noticed that as a result I’ve had several people ask me what my religious affiliation/history/understanding is. I’ve never really tried to capture my opinions on the matter fully so … Continue reading

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Being a solid object (Arguably my biggest strength.)

I would like to talk about what I feel is arguably my biggest strength. In trying times remembering the positive can be an excellent way to make use of time. Nearly as far back as I can remember, I’ve frequently … Continue reading

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Risking love, part 4 – finding hope

After my day of emotional purging, I was ready to reunite with my girl. Worries crept into my mind as I patiently rode the train down to where she lived. There was palpable distance between us now, and I feared … Continue reading

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Risking love, part 3 – the purge

…And so began my quest to purge my emotions and hopefully arrive in a place where I feel more whole, forgiving, and accepting of myself, my limitations, and my dilemma with my girl… My purging journey lasted an entire day … Continue reading

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Risking love, part 1 – finding it

She warned me all along not to get too close, too soon. “Things are complicated –I can’t make promises right now.” I didn’t listen. Finding someone that I can love is rare –to pass up the chance to love felt … Continue reading

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Mortality and immanence

Unexpectedly facing your own mortality is not something that you ever think would end up happening to you –at least until you’re, like, a grandpa or something. The truth of the matter is: (and you hear this all the time … Continue reading

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