Beyond the Senses

  A universal consciousness existing, and us with our philosophies persisting, and faith plays no part in its subsistence, still we grasp tightly on to our insistence that we sift the seekers through our likes and dislikes, for we need a story, we need a light, we need redemption to inspire the fight, we need …

Honoring My Inner Voice

When it snowed in Seattle last week, I decided to take a walk in the Greenbelt lot behind my house. The first thing I noticed when I stepped out of my back door was that a small Juniper tree had fallen across the path I take to get to that lot. I could have easily crawled under it or …

Turbulence

Broken wings… these silly things, letting air flow through where substance should fill the gaps. Perhaps, as with weaker souls, my brilliantly crested breast can indulge in lesser pleasures, still survive the dawn, and redeem my righteous standing… just maybe… if I lay down my armor gently. Yet, fragility is no less feeble when coated …

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Disease of Spiritual Despair?

by Karuna of Living, Learning and Letting Go   Reading Kripa Gressel’s contribution to The Seeker’s Dungeon’s On Living and Dying event yesterday reminded me of events in my life that occurred more than twenty years ago. August of 1994 brought with it something I dreaded: the symptoms heralding a Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) relapse. …