On Demons, Evil Spirits, and Possession

Tweet Tonight, I kicked back and watched an ABC Nightline episode called Beyond Belief: Battle With the Devil. Sadly, as expected, I was less than amazed by it. It took things from the standard wacky Christian playbook that’s been around as long as I can remember (at least since the 80s), didn’t include any good […]

A Reintroduction

Tweet In life, it is always good to regularly take a long, hard, look at where you are, where you’ve been, and where you’re going. Regular re-evaluation of oneself is one of the common-sense keys to positive growth and self-knowledge. Often, that leads to the realization of a bit of change. Other times it makes […]

Baseline Readings

Tweet Whenever I go into a new place for the first time, be it a public space or a private one, I like to get there before the big crowd shows up. If at all possible, being there alone is preferable. In that time, before the rolling froth of individuals churns through the aether, I […]

Around and Back Again

Tweet Just this past weekend, while on my way out of a party for a friend of mine, I was stopped by a lovely young woman. “I know you,” she said. “From where?” I was curious as I had noticed her a little while earlier and couldn’t shake the feeling that she seemed a little […]

Metaphysical Monday: Serendipity

Tweet I’m a big fan of the idea of serendipity. In fact, I kind of count on it to keep my life interesting. So far, I haven’t been disappointed. I’ve stumbled into most of the great things in my life–my relationships, my jobs, my most interesting ideas and experiences–almost always while looking for something that, […]