Tag: Thoughts

  • Experiencing God

    “And one of the most important things that we [members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints] emphasize about God when we talk about God is the fact that God is a person like us; fingers, toes, eyes, nose. And that’s important, I think, with respect to doctrine. But when we try to […]

  • The Forgetting

    Sorrow, shame, anger, and hate wrap around me, bind me and squeeze. The pressure builds. I cry out, “I can’t do this!” and my beloved responds, “You already have. You have simply forgotten.” I break free, like a butterfly from his cocoon. I feel God’s love on my wings and breathe it deep into my […]

  • This time of year

    “And if you’re thinking, just now, ‘Why me, O God?’ The answer is, God has nothing to do with it. In fact, God is never in France this time of year.” Dorleac, The Count of Monte Cristo

  • Annihilation of Joy

    He was hesitant to recommend the Netflix show Midnight Gospel to anyone outside of his close friends, whom he knew would appreciate it, or at a minimum, wouldn’t think he was insane for recommending it to them. He couldn’t get over how fantastic last night’s episode was! It seemed to perfectly capture what he had […]

  • Reprieve

    He had wondered if the Darkness would ever leave him. He asked, to no one in particular, about Consciousness, and if it was hostile – so impersonal – devour[ing] to survive (so it is, so it’s always been). Or, perhaps, Consciousness was indifferent, neutral at best? He struggled within himself to find where the Darkness had […]

  • A Change of Scenery

    According to his sleep-tracking-app, he usually wakes up around 6:30 AM. That hadn’t been his normal for several weeks now. Today was even more atypical. He had been awoken by his puppy, Paddington, barking. Also not typical. After telling his puppy to shhh, he lies in bed, staring at the ceiling — 5:32 AM. He […]

  • Begin again

    Begin again. I haven’t found a way to establish a habit of writing for thirty minutes per day. I fell off the proverbial horse three-days in. That’s OK. Perhaps it is due to my daily meditation practice, but I feel that the concept of begin again has been incredibly useful in my life. What is the […]