a confession: secret keys to overcome a universal “pandemic” of ignorance

a future looking man This is a real life conversation (interview) between the mindman (M.) and a "clever" man we name AJ (not his real name). I would posit a solution to overcome the universal pandemic veil of ignorance —which if allowed to continue, could soon spiral into a state of total entropy of human … Continue reading a confession: secret keys to overcome a universal “pandemic” of ignorance

“sometimes we just have to dig deeper” (a treasure hunter)

Digging into my treasure chest I found this today. Alas, my perspective remains unchanged though somewhat challenged. The following is an unabridged version. My task at hand is how may I write a sequel? No, I don't mean a sequel in mere words which is easy and may be churned out like a budget standard … Continue reading “sometimes we just have to dig deeper” (a treasure hunter)

Sound Mind Economics #1: “equal right”

gold bars: economics principle Sound Mind Economics and Application Issues #1 Dear Millennials and others: Because I was once your age I know how you currently struggle with many pertinent issues. Why economics? It is the main issue that divides many in this world of “inequality”. I believe when we go deeper in economics we … Continue reading Sound Mind Economics #1: “equal right”

a joyous ascent from joy to joy

A joyous ascent poetry alone cannot reveal: a poetic study on Nehemiah 12:27-43 our words and pictures and the light Come assist celebrate Priests singers musicians leaders people Large choirs all Ezra the writer for God leads I follow Joyous thanksgiving with cymbals harps and lyres ready singers all around All to sing rise to … Continue reading a joyous ascent from joy to joy

another attempt: the windows are open

from where we stand, on this street, the windows are open windows of opportunity open daily to hearts that tally and not give up patiently perseveringly waiting for the break dawns always break at the first ray of light come alive a call so still and quiet yet you hear it high and wide many … Continue reading another attempt: the windows are open

beloved, this day you shall not fly alone (updated)

this day I shall not fly alone with new hope and not forlorn living dreaming planning parting leaving behind my depressed mind stepping ahead as my spirit heard you said do not fear for I have wiped away your every tear go forth as I have come forth behold here is My heart as always … Continue reading beloved, this day you shall not fly alone (updated)

A DICTIONARY FOR NAVIGATORS ON SPIRITUAL ROUGH WATERS 45: Promises (and Shield)

Today's words are PROMISES (and SHIELD). The wise poets in ancient days declared: About God: He will shield you with his wings! They will shelter you. His faithful promises are your armor. (Psalm 91:4) To God: You are my refuge and my shield, and your promises are my only source of hope. (Psalm 119:114) I … Continue reading A DICTIONARY FOR NAVIGATORS ON SPIRITUAL ROUGH WATERS 45: Promises (and Shield)

A DICTIONARY FOR NAVIGATORS ON SPIRITUAL ROUGH WATERS 44: the power of Grace

Today we again read the letter G from the Book. GRACE is today's word. The spirit-mind man used to think of grace as a weak word and avoided it until one day when he was struck (metaphorically) by it and was caught up into a realm he had never encountered before, like being suck up … Continue reading A DICTIONARY FOR NAVIGATORS ON SPIRITUAL ROUGH WATERS 44: the power of Grace

Love textures: O my Luve’s like a red, red rose

Textures of red.  This picture was taken this morning when I saw a glimpse of red in a little park. Whilst this is not a red rose, I would share a touching sentimental poem about red love. O my Luve's like a red, red rose That's newly sprung in June; O my Luve's like the … Continue reading Love textures: O my Luve’s like a red, red rose

A DICTIONARY FOR NAVIGATORS ON SPIRITUAL ROUGH WATERS 42: “Call for Daniel”

DANIEL: God is my judge, or judge of God. He was a Jewish prince, probably born in Jerusalem about B.C. 623, and was taken to Babylon as a young captive for training in the court of Nebuchadnezzar. Daniel was distinguished for his proficiency in the "wisdom" of his day, and was brought out into public … Continue reading A DICTIONARY FOR NAVIGATORS ON SPIRITUAL ROUGH WATERS 42: “Call for Daniel”

Travel review 2014-2016 (15 random points)

The sound mind man's rather personal three years' travel in review in fifteen random realms as follows: 1. weather experienced: extreme heat (over 40 degrees C to extreme cold (thick snow on the way) but blessed with moderate weather mostly. 2. ocean: Pacific from end to end. 3. work: two medium size books completed. 4. … Continue reading Travel review 2014-2016 (15 random points)

sound mind quotes 1: power in me

“In me is working a power stronger than every other power. The life that is in me is a thousand times bigger than I am outside.” ― Smith Wigglesworth “The Bible is the Word of God: supernatural in origin, eternal in duration, inexpressible in valor, infinite in scope, regenerative in power, infallible in authority, universal … Continue reading sound mind quotes 1: power in me

Narrow? What narrow?

Narrow "Sometimes all you can do is go on. One foot in front of the other, wherever the narrow path might lead." I quoted this from somewhere about a spy's narrow/precarious life. In some parts of the world, the ordinary life is comparatively narrow as a routine: narrow food as depicted by the thin corns … Continue reading Narrow? What narrow?

Love and pain: a haiku (with prose)

Concealed and revealed interspersed with love and pain compelling unveiled ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~He decides to dedicate today to the subject of LOVE. On waking this morning he observes that the snow has melted and revealed dark foreboding jagged black rock, like he is suddenly going through a lesson on the description of rocks, including their color and … Continue reading Love and pain: a haiku (with prose)

two minds: To love at all is to be vulnerable

a haiku for this story of the love of two minds: a mind who ponders met a mirrored mind of his late but not too late. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ “To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken...""For Jack the attraction was at first undoubtedly intellectual. Joy … Continue reading two minds: To love at all is to be vulnerable