Drinking coffee is not a blasé choice, but an affirmation that life is worth living
A dark subject, suicide and coffee.
Sent to me by a friend with this note: “Saw this and thought of you. The most interesting stoic I know.”
Whether I am that interesting aside, it is an interesting article which they sent me during my meditations. At the same time, another sent a note that ended with: “Winter sucks.”
I replied with: “But, winter lets me wear my arctic parka!” (I have a historical interest in arctic and antarctic things and even had a friend at McMurdo recently.)
Life is often what we make of it. Find the positive in the darkness you face and keep going, whether it is coffee, parkas or something else.
Spencer is not a very intelligent man or a deep thinker. It is likely worth giving Nietzsche another read.
There was, apparently, a small conference for international heathenry in Potsdam and this paper came from that. He proposes a public theological approach. It is at least worth reading.
It would seem their numbers were insufficient to the task.
A “cowarding”, indeed.
I was asked to write an article about death from a Heathen perspective. There is rather a lot written about the esoteric nature of death, about the soul, our conception of mortality in heathenry, and much of it has been done by far more skilled authors and priests than myself. I have little to contribute […]
There are a number of expressions that come to mind. Reconstructionist, that is seeking to properly understand and grasp within its original cultural context, our ancestral practice. Rebuilding our altars, once only a metaphor, and now actual construction. We seek to return to something that was taken from our ancestors years ago, and […]