Oscar Wilde said: ‘Each man kills the thing he loves.’ And it’s true. The mere possibility of getting what we want fills the soul of the ordinary person with guilt. I’m reading The Alchemist again. Every time I do I get something else from it, relevant to what I’m going through at the time. I [...]

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It’s possible I am pushing through solid rock In flint like layers, as the ore lies, alone;I am such a long way in I see no way through,And no space: everything is close to my face,And everything close to my face is stone. Rainer Maria Rilke I feel like this a lot lately. Like I [...]

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The endless self-improvement project, fueled by self-loathing and foiled by the realities of the human condition, has only reinforced the illusion that you are separate from your Source. Mirabai Starr The pressure to be a certain way. Look a certain way. Perform. Produce. Consume. All under the guise of “living your best life,” it’s not [...]

Blogust 13

The idea that one's essential being will ultimately be reunited with some vague, ethereal universal life force offers me zero comfort. If there is no persistence of consciousness, what possible solace could I draw from that? My thoughts exactly. Even in my self-loathing I've grown rather attached to myself... the essence of me. My consciousness, [...]