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Funny, isn’t it, the things that we think are not spiritual? Why is telling jokes not spiritual? Why is something beautiful—a car, a suit—not spiritual? Why is physical excellence not spiritual? Why is sex not spiritual? Religion is simply institutionalized spirituality, passing on its good news to the next generation to do with as they see fit, which will then itself be passed on, and thus unto the ends of time. - taken from #IntegralSpirituality
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Effectively Sharing Your Truth

Posted July 9th, 2017 at 2:03 PM by Tek (This Chance to Be Alive and Breathing)
Updated July 9th, 2017 at 7:14 PM by Tek (Left out the conclusion >.<)

Imagine someone says to you that there is no God. Life has no point. Is that totally alien to you? Some of us just can't understand that point of view, but I felt that way for a long time.

When I was an atheist, a real God was incomprehensible and absurd to me. And I thought it was my responsibility to convince others of my truth. Ever tried to "get through" to someone with the opposite view? How did that work out for you?

When you hear another say something...
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Day 1: Do you live in the future?

Posted May 19th, 2016 at 3:26 PM by Tek (This Chance to Be Alive and Breathing)
Updated May 19th, 2016 at 3:33 PM by Tek (Added to C.C. category)

[Last night I discovered an app called Conscious. The app provides daily challenges designed to strengthen one's ability to maintain present-moment conscious awareness - mindfulness training, you could say. Here is today's challenge, and my journal entry about taking it on.]

Challenge: Become aware of moments when you are lost in thinking about the future, whether it's 10 minutes or 2 years from now. Notice how it pulls your attention from the present moment. See the reasons why you...
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A Perfect Match

Posted December 16th, 2014 at 4:51 PM by Tek (This Chance to Be Alive and Breathing)
Updated December 16th, 2014 at 5:17 PM by Tek (Cat happens)

These two are bound together by the hands of fate. Such things make life worth the living.



Also, this. Especially this. So much.

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