The reason for spiritual seekers

Spiritual seeking always seemed like a strange affliction. I believe that the reason for it is, that people believe that it is easier to change oneself than to change the world. And I do not mean superficial change. I mean a change on the deepest level. The catch is simple – it is sufficient to … Continue reading The reason for spiritual seekers

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being a little naughty

Even though we are in the middle of February, this Saturday felt more like April. The clarity of bright sunny winter days is one of life's incomparables. I have used to listen to music while gardening, but at a certain point, a year or so back, I have simply stopped. Somehow it seems that the … Continue reading being a little naughty

The weirdness of infomercial failure videos – maybe the most underestimated principle of our culture?

As an ascetic mystic, naturally I am constantly looking for new ways to injure and mutilate myself. When snow fell on the country and I realistically could no longer haphazardly hang from high branches of fruit trees, I descended to my basement to become a weekend carpenter. As the millennial kid that I am, naturally … Continue reading The weirdness of infomercial failure videos – maybe the most underestimated principle of our culture?

a parable

Here is a good illustrating example for the unchecked power of parables. It occurred to me, when I thought about the blog here: glory2godforallthings.  I think Fr. Freeman is right about all manner of issues that I always thought were only raised by postmodern theory, structuralism and such like. These are important issues, even if … Continue reading a parable