Atheist Religion
It’s 5am and I can’t sleep. I haven’t slept well in weeks. I’ve tried everything that’s recommended. Nothing works. I remember when I was a kid and still believed in God. I’d say my nightly prayers and then straight to sleep. I’m not sure if it was the innocence of childhood or my faith that made it so easy but I’d try anything right now. Maybe I could cobble together some personal spirituality, a mix of Alan Watts, meditation, maybe some Sam Harris and yoga. Maybe a sprinkle Krishnamurti. H...
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Lazy Mindfuless
Recently I've been thinking a lot about being present, and how difficult I've found it to be present in the past, I tried so hard and could never crack it. My mind always going in any direction it wanted. Since my son arrived, I figured this quest would be impossible, I have no time to put the effort in. I'm present for my son where I can be but any free time, my mind is going everywhere. Lately however, I'm noticing that something has started to shift in my mind. With work, chores, goals and m...
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