From christopher macdonald

The Other Addiction

We are, on some level, consumed with the question of life’s meaning – and death accentuates it. Our culture (any culture) promises what it can never deliver. In our culture – the Big Promise is Consumerism. If you have the right things you will be safe, happy and live a meaningful life. We call our…

Awakened Within a Dream

In attempting to answer the question of human meaning, it is often helpful to turn to story because we are essentially relational beings whose meanings are found in a narrative way. This is how we function:  stories and the narratives we are building, allow, or otherwise envision hold the keys to the meaning of our…

Humans as URLs

Our Uniqueness within Uniformity We like to think in terms of technology often. We talk about our limited “bandwidth” and how much incoming information we can take in and store. It helps us find some common ground in a world dominated by computers, cellphones and high-speed data transfers. I have been thinking about URLs (Uniform…

Amazing States of Being

Recently I read a fun article on unusual mental and feeling “states” but realized there were so many more. Here are twelve additional ones, followed by a more serious reflection on that state of mind we are each looking for: peace of mind (or contentment). De-nouement  Have you ever wished that you could go back…