Spirituality

Spirituality

Harry Nilsson's Second LP, Aerial Ballet, released in 1968, features the hits "One" and "Everybody's Talkin."

April 10, 2011

One Is The Holiest Number (Part I)

Over the last year or so, I have undertaken the long-term project of digitizing my vinyl collection. For those of you who know me personally, you know, this is going to take some time. Today, as I write this, I am on a country-rock binge. This means wax platters of Pure Prairie League, Gram Parsons, … Continue reading “One Is The Holiest Number (Part I)”


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The Intersection of Faith And Reason

April 9, 2011

Survival of the Wisest (Part II)

Just so this is clear right up front, I absolutely believe that reason and science are necessary for our evolution. The faculty of reason is a God given power, and is intended for our use. So, contrary to how it might sound, I am actually pro-science. Likewise, I believe that matters of faith, God, spirituality … Continue reading “Survival of the Wisest (Part II)”


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"I pledge allegiance to the love that is loving the world into being."

April 8, 2011

I Pledge Allegiance To The Love…

There is really only one allegiance to which I am truly willing to pledge my deepest oath: love for all things, with every one in all circumstances to the best of my ability. Am I successful at this all the time? Yeah, right! Truth is though that, in most instances, I find it easier to … Continue reading “I Pledge Allegiance To The Love…”


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Jonas Salk's influential 1973 book The Survival Of The Wisest

April 7, 2011

Survival Of The Wisest (Part I)

I seriously enjoy learning something new every day, and what I enjoy most is learning what it is I am going to be learning about each day. You with me? For example, just yesterday morning, I was getting my day started with a cup of morning joe and had an inclination to Google “spirituality videos.” … Continue reading “Survival Of The Wisest (Part I)”


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April 6, 2011

There’s No Need To Fear. Underdog Is Here!

As long as I can remember, I have always loved cheering for the underdog. When I was a child, the cartoon series “Underdog” was one of my favorites. Anytime his love interest, Sweet Polly Purebread, was in peril, unassuming, mild mannered “Shoeshine Boy” would step into a nearby phone booth and transform into super hero … Continue reading “There’s No Need To Fear. Underdog Is Here!”


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We are the light of the world, whether we believe it or not. So, why not believe it and act accordingly.

April 5, 2011

The Evolution Will Not Be Televised

Each and every instant of each and every day, every single organism on the planet is actively, though not always consciously, participating in a grand and constantly unfolding cosmic evolution of the universe. This “master” evolution includes, every single person on the planet, including me and you. To me, this is the most exciting and … Continue reading “The Evolution Will Not Be Televised”


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April 4, 2011

We Need a Bigger Vision

A while back, I was driving from Austin to Beaumont for a gig and stopped in Brenham to gas up the Kia. Right next door to the convenience store where I was filling my tank is a self car wash. On the brick wall of the car wash stall closest to where I was is … Continue reading “We Need a Bigger Vision”


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The greatest tragedy a parent can pass on as a legacy to their children is to lead a life of unfulfilled dreams.

April 3, 2011

Forgiving Our Way To Peace

We humans are an interesting lot. Each of us in our own way believes we are a perfect judge. Now before you object to that characterization, search yourself and your own experience and think of a time you formed a judgment about the behavior of another, turned it into a grievance with them and then … Continue reading “Forgiving Our Way To Peace”


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April 2, 2011

Bondage Or Liberty? This IS The Question! – Part II

A somewhat famous quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson states: “Every man is the inlet and may become the outlet for all there is in God.” I added the italic emphasis on the word “may” to emphasize that becoming an “outlet” is a choice that we make. It does not happen automatically. God is already “in” us, … Continue reading “Bondage Or Liberty? This IS The Question! – Part II”


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April 2, 2011

Bondage Or Liberty? This IS The Question! – Part I

A Course In Miracles says in many places and in many ways that, at all times, we are either choosing love or choosing fear. In Emilie Cady’s language, we are choosing between bondage and liberty. To me, both statements communicate the exact same core truth.  We will either be liberated by God’s Love, or held … Continue reading “Bondage Or Liberty? This IS The Question! – Part I”


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