I hope the new year is bright and beautiful for all of you out there! What we see has so much affect on how we feel, doesn't it? Where I live the sun shines a lot, but January skies are grey. The cold, monochrome dullness of January is always a time of reflection, soul-searching-and God-seeking … Continue reading KEEPING IN TOUCH WITH THE REAL WORLD
Does it ever seem to you that the world has gone crazy? Here's the antidote to insanity... I spent the first part of my life trying to escape reality in many ways, most notably and notoriously through alcohol and drugs. To me the world was an ugly, lonely, dark and boring place, and every opportunity … Continue reading Sanity In An Insane World
Once I started questioning if reality is exactly what we perceive it to be, I began to discover some of the weird, wacky and wild philosophies at large in the human mind throughout history and in today's world, including that of many professing Christians... Some Buddhists believe that we aren't really here: reality is just … Continue reading FREE WILL: REAL OR ILLUSORY?
In my higgorance and naivety I've fallen for the fancy synonym for "fake" too many times, and in this case, once is too many times... All kinds of things are advertised as being "faux" these days, the word being paraded as though "faux" were something chic, valuable and amazingly desirable. And of course many things … Continue reading FAUX: THE NEW REAL
(Picture “Peacenic Pup” by istolethetv from Hong Kong, China) One of my first ever introductions to the fact that we live in a world of falseness came at the age of twelve... (DAMOLH 33 "LUSH") I'd just started to develop an interest in pop music, and there were several songs in the UK top-thirty at the time … Continue reading TRUTH HJACKED