Resentment

Life put us through a hellish experience earlier this year. My wife, our baby boy and I were all pretty seriously ill. All three at the same time. In hindsight I’m grateful for the experience. Obviously I didn’t feel that way at the time. All I wanted was for it to pass. Thoughts of gratitude […]

Trust

Something major happened yesterday. It was a personal father-son milestone. One that I will likely never forget. It has do with trust. My wife still breast-feeds our 19-month old baby boy. So she’s got something I’ll never have when it comes to comforting him: breasts and, more importantly, breast milk. Whenever he’s scared, or just […]

Struggling with Structure

I’ve always rebelled against structure. There’s so much of it. We’ve created endless structures that govern our lives. From our beliefs, social norms, traditions, governments, to fashions, taste and just about everything else. And I’ve always struggled to accept the structures around me. I spent a large part of my young life trying to break […]

Is it really just a Coincidence?

I used to believe in coincidence. I used to be a stubborn atheist, confident that all notions of spirituality and divinity were bed time stories created to lull the insecure and help them cope with the inevitable darkness of our world. A drug, to help the weak temporarily escape the cruelty of nature. Today I’m […]

Learning to Make Choices

I read an interesting article here about abortion being practically illegal in Ireland, as it still is in many other places around the world. And where it isn’t officially illegal it’s a social taboo. Like being gay. OK. So what does abortion or homosexuality have to do with The Church of Inner Space? Well, read […]

Surrender

Surrender to a higher power. After all this time what other choice is there? After all the ups were followed by downs, and all the downs followed by ups, and up and down and up and down, what other choice have we got left? How much longer will we fool ourselves into thinking that we […]