This is actually a different approach to meditation than any I have ever used. I may try it.
Enigmatically, happiness is no laughing matter. Last week’s article suggested that your happiness is a key to success in life. It is central to one’s functionality, the ability to get things done, overcome obstacles, set wise goals and diligently pursue them. Whether you believe in heaven or hell, wish to serve merely yourself, or instead wish to “serve” God, serve Jesus, or serve humanity — it’s essential to optimize your functionality, your effectiveness in life.
Fortunately, apparently, that can be fun!
Originally posted 2016-02-06.
It’s been a long time since I last invited donations. March 2019, it was.
The simplest way to donate, if one feels led to, is to use my GoFundMe. Just click on the words, “Please donate!” above.
“Thoughts and prayers” are just as important as any financial donation.
At this moment I have about $100 in savings, and $100 on my debit card. My next Soc. Sec. payment, ~$1,150, will arrive on 04/01. I will need another $100 to see me through till then. Continue reading URGENT APPEAL →
An occupational hazard of homelessness
Continue reading They look like fleas →
“I was feeling bombarded by a lot of viewpoints that really go against my dearly and closely held beliefs.”
— Brown University junior Emma Hall
This event was no microaggression.
There was no chapel last night, so at 7:15 we had the option to go straight to bed, with or without taking a smoke break first.
Some of us stood in the smoke pit rehearsing the things we don’t like about chapel. This one newcomer said, “The Bible’s all bullshit. If you read that stuff and you can’t tell it’s all bullshit, you must be mentally retarded.”
Continue reading Do I need a safe space? →
(1) Response to injustice
(2) What to do while you wait?
Continue reading Bad service at DD →
A Stanford scientist says a simple psychological shift can make you more successful
The headline left me skeptical. A scientist tells about success?
The article proves to be all about self-love, and backs up everything I’ve said about that subject. It also speaks to the issues I face at this moment in dealing with my feelings and the way I treat myself.
I urge you to read it.
Chaos overwhelms the poor
A short route to agony
Life in the outer darkness
Why racism no longer matters to me
Originally posted 2016-01-30.
If Pastor never says anything I disagree with, I’ll never learn anything from him.
Originally posted 2016-01-20.
I have seen the words “authoritarian” and “authoritarianism” often of late. I’m not sure what they mean. They have usually been used in reference to the desires of the MAGA movement, currently in tatters.
Continue reading Authoritarianism, Deceit and Fear →