Monthly Archives: December 2010

Seeker Of Truth

December 16, 2009 Seeker of Truth Savior is an archetype.  Jesus is perhaps the most famous savior.  Christmas is celebrated worldwide even by non-Christians.  Jesus embodies a great many things.  Although the Jewish prophesy envisioned a warrior-King, Jesus turned out … Continue reading

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The End

May 24, 2010 The End Last night I curled up to my husband on the couch and watched the final moments of Lost. Jason had dozed off, as it was past his bedtime.  I cried quietly as Jack reunited with … Continue reading

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Light

May 14, 2010 “I am the star which goes with thee and shines out of the depths,” is a Mithras saying.  In Manichaeism and Zoroastrianism the Primal Man does the battle with the ruler of Darkness and is defeated—thus his … Continue reading

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Everything Else

February 5, 2010 “It only ends once,” says Jacob to Esau (MIB) in the Season 5 finale of Lost, “Everything else is just progress.”  This reminder echoes Pierre Teilhard de Chardin’s idea that we are constantly evolving, changing and growing.  … Continue reading

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The Neverending Story

August 31, 2009 Neverending Story Aaron’s Rod is part of the Neverending Story—connected through a series of interconnecting texts—the symbol becomes subtext. I reread Henry Miller this week.  DH Lawrence was a huge influence on Miller.  Lawrence wrote a novel … Continue reading

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Everything That Rises

July 17. 2009 Everything That Rises Must Converge is the title of a collection of stories by Flannery O’Connor.  It is also a book that mysterious Jacob was seen reading in the season finale of Lost. The short stories are … Continue reading

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Young Authors

May 3, 2006 There are young singers, young actors, young musicians, young math geniuses and young chess players.  And yet there are almost no young authors.  Why is that?  Why does writing require experience and wisdom? Is it that adults … Continue reading

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