Spirituality Category

It's a Sunday morning at about 9:30am as I write this, and I'm at a local mall. I'm helping a friend with writing some papers by being a "writing buddy" with her, the same way two people are exercise buddies to encourage each other to get out and exercise together. I'm writing down my thoughts […]

I did find myself rather raising an eyebrow at some of the symbolism, however, with its emphasis on white clothing and long white veils for purity, consistently white girls in all the graphics, and the emphasis on the ceremonial lighting of candles to conquer and banish the darkness. Not only is that dark vs. light […]

Now a bit more rambling about the "Hidden In Plain Sight" conference. As I've mentioned previously, it lasted for four days: Thursday through Sunday. The Thursday talks were seriously hampered by two issues: an inadequate sound system, and the unexpected surprise of almost all the conference's attendees showing up. This meant the hall, which was […]

Bestiaries depict mythical, moralizing animals, but are also potential allegorical sparks that can bloom into brilliant mental bonfires. My bestiary is this mythologizing animal's fascinated exploration of beauty & meaning in the wonder of existence -- in the hopes of inspiring yet more joyous flares of intellectual passion.



Collie’s Bestiary