Archive for: October 2013

Contemplation is to consider with attention

“Contemplation is to view, to consider with attention a line from a poem, scriptural verse or saying and keep going over it, wondering what the author meant…what it means to you…how it applies to philosophy or looking at it in a hundred different ways, but never trying to hold it, force it or keep it, simply being interested in it, as it holds the attention.”

~ Paul Twitchell

man sitting in forest grove

Image Credit: mrcool256,

Colorado Floods, Obamacare, and War in Congress

“Disasters work like alarm clocks to the world, hence God allows them. They are shouting, ‘Wake up! Love! Pray!”

~ Criss Jami

flooded plains

Image Credit: samuilvel,

The larger, more massive an event is, the more it affects the whole country. Although the Boulder County Floods were a local event, it has national consequences. The meaning is widespread.

To discern the meaning, we look at the flooding as a ‘cultural dream’ representing the national psyche.

The nation is facing a crisis of epic proportions. Read more